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Lesbian

Lesbian is a term that is used to describe a girl or woman that is attracted to other women for physical and or emotional reasons.


Lesbian

Lesbian is a term that is used to describe a girl or woman that is attracted to other women for physical and or emotional reasons.

  • Sometimes women will use it to describe their own sexual orientation but they may also use other terms such as dyke or gay to self identify.
  • Some people find lesbian a difficult term to use as they don't like to be labelled but as a rule its the kind of official term that forms or monitoring documents would use.
  • The term homosexual also applies to women as well as men.

 

Gay

Gay is a term that is mostly applied about boys and men to describe a man that is attracted to other men physically, emotionally or both.



Gay

Gay is a term that is mostly applied about boys and men to describe a man that is attracted to other men physically, emotionally or both.

  • Some men would describe or think of themselves as MESMEN (Men that have sex with men) because of the negative associations surrounding the word 'gay'.
  • Sometimes you might have heard 'homosexual' as a more technical or medical term.
  • The term homosexual also applies to women as well as men.

 

Bisexual

Bisexual people is a term that describes the romantic or sexual attraction to males and females or to the genders "men" and "women" 




Bisexual

People will describe themselves as bisexual when they are attracted to people of both genders, and this could be physically and romantically.

  • Not everyone is equally attracted to both, some people will prefer one gender to the other.
  • It is often very difficult for people to be bisexual as others sometimes other people see it as being unable to make a decision or being greedy.
  • It is often said that being Bisexual causes the most conflict inside people.

 

Transgender

Transgender people feel that their physical appearance does not match the way that they feel about themselves



Transgender

Sometimes a person born as a boy may feel they are meant to be a girl, or somebody who has been raised as a girl may feel like they are really a boy. Non Binary people may not want to identify as either male or female.

  • Somebody who feels like this may end up deciding that they want 'transition' to live as the gender that feels more true to them, rather than the gender the doctor or family said they were at birth, but there are all sorts of degrees and stages along a process such as that and we are here to listen and offer a safe place for people to explore their gender.
  • People who are Trans will also be Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Heterosexual just like anybody else, and although gender and sexuality are related in some way, for the vast majority of people they are 2 quite seperate issues.

 

Asexual


The most commonly cited definition of asexuality is that an asexual is a person who does not experience sexual attraction.