What is bisexuality?

Dr. Tania Israel, a professor in the Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology, University of California at Santa Barbara, explores some of the complexities and different aspects of bisexuality. She is a psychologist, a researcher, and identifies as a bisexual woman. Through this unique lens, Dr. Israel provides an interesting and easy-to-follow discussion of “Bisexuality and Beyond.”

Short on time? Be sure to watch the first 6 minutes for a great overview.

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References:

Israel, T. (2015, July 7). Bisexuality and beyond: Tania Israel [Video File]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APPb__tpGHk

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