Category Archives: Sexuality

An Open Letter

This is an open letter to the oppressed. The outcome of the election has truly shown us where this country stands. What its beliefs are. What its thoughts on minorities are. On people of colour. On the disabled. On women. … Continue reading

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What is National Coming Out Day

This year, National Coming Out Day happened to line up with Terminology Tuesday.  It is also Beneath The Identity’s one year anniversary.  I’m going to use this opportunity to talk about what National Coming Out Day is. National Coming Out … Continue reading

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National Coming Out Day

Happy National Coming Out Day to everyone who has already come out, you brave, wonderful souls, I am proud of you. Happy National Coming Out Day to all those who have yet to come out, either because you aren’t ready … Continue reading

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“Finding Dory” and Media Representation

Due to a recent trailer, there is talk of the possibility of a lesbian couple in “Finding Dory.” This has gotten a lot of attention lately, and I wanted to take the time to discuss it as well because it is … Continue reading

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What is Polysexuality?

It’s Terminology Tuesday once again, and this week I will be discussing polysexuality. “Poly-” as a prefix generally means “two or more.” In regards to sexuality, this means attraction to two or more genders. For example, someone who is polysexual … Continue reading

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What is Demisexuality?

Welcome back to Terminology Tuesday. This week I will be explaining demisexuality. Someone who is demisexual does not feel sexual attraction toward someone unless there is an emotional connection. Demisexuality is not too uncommon of an identity, though many do not … Continue reading

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What is Bisexuality?

This week I want to talk about bisexuality for Terminology Tuesday because I feel it’s generally a very misunderstood term.  I was reading a few posts recently (one of them, which contains others, can be found here), and they opened … Continue reading

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What is Pansexuality?

This week for Terminology Tuesday I’m going to explain pansexuality. Pansexuality is not attraction to pans. Or bread. Please do not make this mistake. Pansexuality is possible attraction to all genders. This does necessarily not mean attraction to all genders all the … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To Be Androsexual?

For the first Terminology Tuesday of 2016 I will be explaining what it means to be androsexual. Similar to gynesexuality, androsexuality is also fairly easy to learn and remember. Androsexuality is sexual attraction to males. There are several reasons a … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To Be Gynesexual? 

This week on Terminology Tuesday I will be explaining what it means to be gynesexual. Some of you might be thinking something along the lines of, “oh my goodness, there are so many identities. What could this possibly mean and … Continue reading

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