bi-asexual

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bi- +‎ asexual

Adjective[edit]

bi-asexual ‎(comparative more bi-asexual, superlative most bi-asexual)

  1. (neologism) Romantically or aesthetically attracted to members of either sex, but not experiencing sexual attraction to others.
    • 2006, "Asexuality 101", The Guide, April 2006:
      Asexual people are often attracted to a specific gender just like sexual people are: you can be hetero-asexual, homo-asexual, or bi-asexual.
    • 2008, Kristin S. Scherrer, "Coming to an Asexual Identity: Negotiating Identity, Negotiating Desire", Sexualities, Volume 11, Number 5, October 2008:
      Similarly, Mona, a thirty year old white woman, said that she identifies as, “Bi-asexual. The things I find attractive, I find attractive in both sexes.”
    • 2011, Irina, "I am bi-asexual", Bijou, Issue 24, May 2011, page 36:
      There was a survey held in the English forum of AVEN (Asexual Visibility and Education Network), which is the longest running forum for asexual people and also claims the most members, according to which 23.7% of the users defined themselves as bi-asexual.

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