Subscribe To Our Newsletter! But recently they ran a piece that portrayed sexual fluidity in a way that was less than accurate, and perhaps ideologically biased. In the interest of scientific accuracy, I wanted to set the record straight.
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Lisa Diamond. Psychology professor Lisa M. DiamondPhD, has researched and written the book on this topic.
N ick Meadowcroft-Lunn has a girlfriend, whom he has been seeing for three years. Jezz Palmer has a girlfriend, too, and they have been together for five. You might assume therefore that Nick is straight and Jezz is gay; or, if not, that both must be bisexual. But you would be wrong.
Sexual fluidity is one or more changes in sexuality or sexual identity sometimes known as sexual orientation identity. Scientific consensus is that sexual orientation is not a choice. The results of a large-scale, longitudinal study by Savin-Williams, Joyner, and Rieger indicated that stability of sexual orientation identity over a six-year period was more common than change, and that stability was greatest among men and those identifying as heterosexual.
Recently, I was speaking with a friend about sexuality and labels: She has fallen in love with both men and women, and cannot quite pin down her orientation. Hers is more an attraction she can categorize on a person-to-person basis and it has evolved over the years, but when pressed to define it herself, no single word surfaces. Sexually, what?
Lisa M. Diamond is an American psychologist and feminist. She is a professor of developmental psychology and health psychology at the University of Utah. Her research focuses on sexual orientation development, sexual identityand bonding.
A Research and Educational Organization that engages the cultural issues of the day within the Orthodox Christian Tradition. In what could be called a stunning reversal, Dr. Lisa Diamond, a top researcher of the American Psychological Association APA and avowed lesbian activist, states that viewing sexuality as exclusively two types — heterosexual and homosexual — that are rigid and unchangeable no longer applies. California psychologist Laura A.