46 Terms for Sexual Attraction and Orientation

Feb 16, 2022 | Relationships

Familiarizing yourself with language that describes different types of sexual and romantic feelings and orientations will help you, your partners, and your friends navigate and understand the many ways people experience and identify their sexuality.

Allosexual, Allosexism, Androsexual, Asexual, Aromantic, Autosexual, Autoromatic, Bicurious, Bisexual, Biromantic, Closeted, Coming Out, Cupiosexual, Demisexual, Demiromantic, Fluid, Gay, Graysexual, Grayromantic, Gynesexual, Heterosexual, Homosexual, Lesbian, LGBTQIA+, Libidoist Asexual, Monosexual, Non-Libidoist Asexual, Omnisexual, Pansexual, Panromantic, Polysexual, Pomosexual, Passing, Queer, Questioning, Romantic Attraction, Romantic Orientation, Sapiosexual, Sexual Attraction, Sex-Averse, Sex-Favorable, Sex-Indifferent, Sexual Orientation or Sexuality, Sex-Repulsed, Skoliosexual, Spectrasexual, Straight

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