Whats your sexual orientation?

20 Dec

Types Of Sexuality In Humans

Sexuality in humans is a very complex thing as people are only aware of the four main ones but not the other ones that I am going to explain to you all and bring to light.

The groups are as follows

  • Heterosexual
  • Homosexual
  • Bisexual
  • Asexual
  • Polysexual
  • Pansexual
  • Transexualism

Each one in itself is different to the other as you will all know, you will see that there are seven types in total however many of us only know of the four, such as Heterosexuality, Homosexuality, Bisexuality, and Transexuality.

I shall define each one to you below.

The Seven Types Of Sexuality

 Heterosexuality-  Is the sexual attraction between members of the opposite sexes  such as man attracts to woman and woman attracts to man sexually.

Homosexuality- is the sexual attraction between members of the same sexes such as man to man and woman to woman.sexually.

Bisexuality– Is the sexual attraction to both the opposite and same sexes such as man to man and man to woman, woman to woman and woman to man.

Asexuality- Is also known as nonsexuality which is the lack of sexual attraction and sexual interest towards others.

Polysexuality-  Is the sexual attraction to more than one gender but do not wish to be known as bisexual as it implies that their are only two binary sexes, do not confuse this with pansexuality (Pan meaning All) and (Poly meaning many).

Pansexuality- Is the sexual attraction towards people regardless of gender also known as omnisexuality, some pansexuals refer to themselves as gender blind as to them gender is  insignificant in determining whether they will be sexually attracted to others.

Transexualism – Is when a person identifies themselves with a physical sex that is different to their own biological one, A medical diagnosis can be made if a person experiences discomfort as a result of a desire to be a member of the opposite sex. for example a person may be born male, and is uncomfortable with their gender as a male  and changes to a female, or a female may change to a male. It is a long process that they will go through and an expensive one too.

I hope that my explanations have helped you to understand the seven different sexualities of the human, however if you are not sure on some, internet sites such as wikipeadia.org have more in depth definitions to each of the types mentioned.

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3 Responses to “Whats your sexual orientation?”

  1. glenda December 21, 2012 at 10:33 pm #

    here’s one you haven’t heard… i’m not so sexual. sex is not everything people make it and me and my husband are so sick of the emphasis put on sex in the media

  2. chozengirl2012 December 22, 2012 at 3:40 am #

    hahahahahahahahahahahahhahaha!

    • glenda December 22, 2012 at 9:46 am #

      🙂

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