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sexual orientation

Used to describe the sexual, romantic, and/or emotional attraction one feels for others; that is, the relationship between a person and the people they are attracted to. Often conflated, wrongly, with sexual preference.

An individual’s sexual orientation, however, may be different from their romantic orientation; such as in the case with people who may be bisexual but hetero/homoromantic.

Originally published: 17th July, 2020
Last modified: July 17, 2020