Scientific U-Turn: Male Bisexuality Is Real

LiveScience:

A famous study conducted in 2005 proclaimed that male bisexuality is an illusion. Despite study participants claiming to be attracted to members of both sexes, when the subjects were hooked up to genital sensors and shown same-sex male and same-sex female pornography, individuals were only seriously aroused by one type or the other. The results were taken as evidence that, in terms of arousal, men are either gay, straight or lying.

“I’m not denying that bisexual behavior exists,” Michael Bailey, a psychologist at Northwestern University and senior author of the 2005 study, told the press at the time, “but I am saying that in men there’s no hint that true bisexual arousal exists.”

Now, he and his colleagues are saying quite the opposite. They’ve conducted a new study, published online in the journal Biological Psychology, called “Sexual arousal patterns of bisexual men revisited.” Upon this visit, they found more than just a hint of male bisexuality.

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