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Sexualities (And Other Terms One Should Know)

  • (Please assume by "women"/"female", I mean anyone who identifies as a woman, same goes for men)
  • Heterosexual: A man sexually attracted to woman and vice versa. (Genitalia counts here.)
  • Homosexual: A man sexually attracted to a man or a woman sexually attracted to a woman. (Again, it counts)
  • Bisexual: Sexually attracted to both traditional genders.
  • Pansexual: Sexually attracted to all genders. (Yay, genitalia doesn't matter here!)
  • Demisexual: The sexual behavior of having a bond with a person before having sexual attraction.
  • Asexual: Having no /sexual attraction/ to others.
  • Heteroromantic: Attracted romantically to the opposite gender.
  • Homoromantic: Attracted romantically to the same gender.
  • Biromantic: Attracted romantically to both traditional genders.
  • Panromantic: Attracted romantically to all genders.
  • Demiromantic: Only able to feel romantic affections to someone who has a bond already with you.
  • Aromantic: Having no /romantic attraction/ to others.
  • Transexual/Transgender (Term depending on generation and location): An individual who identifies as the opposite gender then the one they are assigned at birth to be.
  • Cis: Someone who identifies as the gender that they were assigned as at birth. (ex. matches their birth certificate)
  • Intersex: Someone who has both genitalia (in some form).
  • Agender: Someone who doesn't identify as either gender.
  • Reblog to inform! And if there's any I missed or anything that should be clarified, please message me! Always looking to expand the proper vocab. : )