With the sole exceptions of the stoic, changeless Krag and the remote, indifferent Nightspore, the work's denizens appear to be pan-sexual, polymorphous entities who are not bound by a definitive condition. Gender is not bent so much as in solution, sexual identity dissolved into unending flux.
taken from "Introduction (to A Voyage to Arcturus)" by Alan Moore.
In the quote above, Alan Moore is describing the gender issues in the novel "A Voyage to Arcturus". Krag and Nightspore are two characters from the novel. With their exception, all the other characters appear to be pan-sexual... But I cannot understand the last sentence.
Can you please explain the following sentence: Gender is not bent so much as in solution...