Moving Closer to the Middle: Kinsey the Movie, and Its Rocky Road to Bisexual Acceptance

  title={Moving Closer to the Middle: Kinsey the Movie, and Its Rocky Road to Bisexual Acceptance},
  author={Mike Szymanski},
  journal={Journal of Bisexuality},
  pages={287 - 308}
  • Mike Szymanski
  • Published 4 December 2008
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Bisexuality
The article examines bisexuality as revealed in the making of the 2004 feature-length biopic Kinsey, based on the life and work of scientist and sex researcher Alfred C. Kinsey. In exclusive and sexually frank interviews, Bill Condon, the director and writer of the acclaimed film, and leading Hollywood actors Liam Neeson (Kinsey), Laura Linney (Oscar nominated for her portrayal of Clara Kinsey), and Peter Sarsgaard (Clyde Martin), discuss different aspects of bisexuality as manifested during… Expand


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