Gender, Sex, And Sexuality

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Mesha Jones Mr.DiGulio Honor Freshman English-3 26 April 2016 Gender, Sex, and Sexuality Gender, sex, and sexuality are not new concepts in today’s society. These three terms have been around for a long time, but they have only just started to surface and be taught and understood by the nation. Slowly society is learning that sex does not determine one’s sexual orientation and gender and who you are is nothing to be ashamed about. A person’s sexuality has been with them ever since and before they were born. While one is in the womb being developed, things like personality, physical appearance, mentality, etc. are all being developed. Amongst that list is sexuality. Much like one’s sex, sexuality is not a choice and can not be determined by anyone. One can also not know another’s sexaulity based of their aperarence or personality, although they can assume. Sexuality is one’s sexual attraction (or lack thereof) to one based off of their appearance, gender or sex. There is a huge number of sexualitys ranging from being pansexual or attracted to all genders to being asexual not experiencing any sexual attraction. There is a large number of sexualitys and terms used in the lgbt+ community. Lgbt+ is short for Lgbtqqiaapp+, which is an acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, aromantic, pansexaul, polysexual. The acronym includes only a few of the many identities in which exist in the queer community, “Understand that sexuality is as

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