Sexual Orientation: Homosexuality and Bisexuality

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Homosexuality and Bisexuality


What is sexual orientation?
Sexuality is an important part of who we are as humans. Beyond the ability to reproduce, sexuality also defines how we see ourselves and how we physically relate to others. "Sexual orientation" is a term used to refer to a person's emotional, romantic, and sexual attraction to individuals of a particular gender (male or female).

Sexual orientation generally is divided into three categories, which may be seen as a continuum:

Heterosexual -