against the grain of a multifarious and bisexual disposition

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bazorin

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Spain Spanish
I need to read a text for a class project and i dont really understand the last sentence:

Freud's writing shows that sexual difference is . a hesitant and imperfect construction. Men and women take up positions of symbolic and polarized opposition against the grain of a multifarious and bisexual disposition. . .

does it mean that eventhough Freud distinguishes only two sexual identities there are also a lot of bisexual identities?
translating it to spanish would also help..

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  • Matching Mole

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    No, it says that Freud himself recognizes that sexual disposition is not polarized, but that men and women tend to take polarized positions despite this fact.

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