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sexual orientation

noun as in preference of sexual partner

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I got nothing but love for everybody, no matter what their sexual orientation is.

We want to help normalize sexuality and sexual orientation and remove labels… We wanted to display sexuality and sexual expression in its simplest form and for that to be beautiful.

The Obama administration’s rule interpreted Section 1557’s ban on sex discrimination to include discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

The characters are of varied gender and sexual orientations, and have different views on what should or shouldn’t be happening in the world, he says.

In a separate move, YouTube said it’s soon introducing a new survey that will ask creators to voluntarily share with YouTube information about their gender, sexual orientation, race and ethnicity.

I was told that God hated me, and despite trying very hard to change my sexual orientation, I found that I could not.

“Mainstream feminism is riddled with classism, racism, and sexual orientation discrimination,” she wrote.

Edwards crudely framed the state of play in the South as a matter of race, sexual orientation, and class; in other words, culture.

Granted, our relationships may have moral issues, but sexual orientation is not one of them.

The only way to get better at asking about sexual orientation is to make a point of doing so.


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On this page you'll find 2 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sexual orientation, such as: sexual nature, and sexual preference.

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