Besides getting rights and freedoms, over the past 100 years have been discovering the intricacies of human sexuality. This has produced a lot of words and concepts that describe reality. The need to find an inclusive terminology of all sexual diversity, often raises too much the speech and is difficult to understand, if we also consider the speech often is mixed with activism.
We think it is necessary that the general public knows to call things by their name in a proper way, because knowing the names of things could be the first step to know them. This is the purpose of this glossary.
|Sexual orientation|| |
It is one of the great features of sexual identity. The sexual orientation of a person is the sex of the person desired. It may be to the opposite sex (heterosexual), to the same (homosexual) or to both (bisexual). Kinsey, introduced mostly heterosexual and mostly homosexual categories.