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Bisexuality: A Critical Reader by Merl Storr

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By Merl Storr

Bisexuality: A severe Reader offers the basic basic texts on bisexuality from the final a hundred years in an easy-to-read layout. Exploring this frequently arguable idea from quite a number views, this publication locations bisexuality in its old and cultural context and explores its many meanings and makes use of. Merl Storr's introductions supply a simple review of the texts incorporated and units them sincerely within the context of debates on bisexuality.
This assortment comprises items by:
* Henry Havelock Ellis
* Sigmund Freud
* Alfred C. Kinsey, Wardell B. Pomeroy and Clyde E. Martin
* and Hélèn Cixous.

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26 SIGMUND FREUD According to him. it is only in the case of object homo-erotics that there is any question of their struggling against their inclination to inversion or of the possibility of their being influenced psychologically. While granting the existence of these two types, we may add that there are many people in whom a certain quantity of subject homo-erotism is found in combination with a proportion of object homo-erotism. During the last few years work carried out by biologists, notably by Steinach, has thrown a strong light on the organic determinants of homoerotism and of sexual characters in general.

It is a neurosis and displays the etiology of a neurosis, as we shall prove later. […] Finally I turn to my own conception of homosexuality, formulated on the basis of psychoanalytic data and as an outgrowth of the teach-ings of Freud. All persons originally are bisexual in their predisposition. There is no exception to this rule. Normal persons show a distinct bisexual period up to the age of puberty. The heterosexual then represses his homosexuality. He also sublimates a portion of his homosexual cravings in friendship, nationalism, social endeavors, gatherings, etc.

Such a heterosexual-homosexual rating scale is shown in Figure [1]. An individual may be assigned a [Figure 1] Heterosexual-homosexual rating scale Based on both psychologic reactions and overt experience, individuals rate as follows: 0. Exclusively heterosexual with no homosexual 1. Predominantly heterosexual, only incidentally homosexual 2. Predominantly heterosexual, but more than incidentally homosexual 3. Equally heterosexual and homosexual 4. Predominantly homosexual, but more than incidentally heterosexual 5.

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