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Monosexism is a social structure operating through a presumption that everyone is, or should be, monosexual (attracted to no more than one gender). This system includes institutional and social rewards for monosexual people, and oppression against bisexual people and others who are attracted to more than one gender. The term monosexism is used in order to address and define oppression of bisexual people as institutional and systematic rather than as personalized and individual, and to define broad trends rather than specific attitudes. Monosexism as a structure creates multiple and varied effects over bisexuality and bisexual people, including bisexual erasure and multiple disparities between bisexual and monosexual people.

Difference From Biphobia

As opposed to the term biphobia, which mainly describes personalized attitudes and behaviors aimed against bisexual people, ...

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