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Bisexuality (frequently referred to as bi) refers to someone who is sexually attracted to two or more genders. It is one of the three main classifications of sexual orientation, along with heterosexual and homosexual. Pansexual is a variant that is used for the sexual attraction to all genders.
According to Alfred Kinsey's research into human sexuality in the mid-20th century, most humans do not fall exclusively into heterosexual or homosexual classifications but somewhere between. The Kinsey scale measures sexual attraction and behavior on a seven-point scale ranging from 0 ("exclusively heterosexual") to 6 ("exclusively homosexual"). According to Kinsey's study, most persons fall within the range of 1 to 5 (a mixture of heterosexual and homosexual). Although Kinsey's methodology has come under criticism, the scale is still widely used in describing the phenomenon of bisexuality.