Jump to navigation Skip navigation. The decision in Lawrence v. Texas is one of a mere handful of cases since the American revolution involving two adults - straight or gay - actually prosecuted for being intimate in private. For most of the 19 th and 20 th centuries, sodomy laws were used as secondary charges in cases of sexual assault, sex with children, public sex and sex with animals.
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The machine intelligence tested in the research, which was published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and first reported in the Economist, was based on a sample of more than 35, facial images that men and women publicly posted on a US dating website. The data also identified certain trends, including that gay men had narrower jaws, longer noses and larger foreheads than straight men, and that gay women had larger jaws and smaller foreheads compared to straight women. Human judges performed much worse than the algorithm, accurately identifying orientation only 61 per cent of the time for men and 54 per cent for women. When the software reviewed five images per person, it was even more successful — 91 per cent of the time with men and 83 per cent with women. While the findings have clear limits when it comes to gender and sexuality — people of colour were not included in the study, and there was no consideration of transgender or bisexual people — the implications for artificial intelligence AI are vast and alarming.
I'm mainly speaking about Turkey - but my argument can be repeated for all around the world because of the invisibility and ignorance about bisexuality. As bisexuals, we are frequently seen as an intersection set of other sexual orientations, especially monosexual ones. On the one hand, no one dares to completely erase B from LGBTI but on the other hand, no one wants to mention bisexuality. Bisexuality is generally limited to women - as if just some women who couldn't become lesbian are bisexual.