Posts tagged "sexual orientation"

Why Labels For Sexual Identities Are Useful For Everyone

Remember back in 2007, when a woman married the Eiffel Tower? She’s in a relationship with a German tower crane now. There was a documentary that followed her during her…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 13, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Lesbian Allegedly Banned From Visiting Her Partner In The Hospital

A lesbian in Indianapolis, Indiana, said she has been banned by her partner’s homophobic mother from visiting her partner at St. Francis Hospital. The mother is technically the next-of-kin…

Jessica Wakeman | November 15, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Study: 15 Percent Of People Don’t Believe In Bisexuality

According to a new bummer of a study, 15 percent of people don’t believe bisexuality is a “real” orientation. In other words, they think people who identify as bisexual are…

Claire Hannum | November 9, 2013 - 2:00 pm

5 Things To Know About The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) To Protect Gay & Trans Employees At Work

Yesterday, the Senate voted to take up the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, a bill to ban employers from discriminating against LGBTQ workers or job applicants based on their sexual orientation or…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2013 - 11:00 am

4 Things To Know About Being “Mostly Heterosexual”

Most of you have probably heard of the Kinsey Scale — a measure from zero (100 percent hetero) to six (100 percent gay) that determines a person’s perceived sexual orientation.

Ami Angelowicz | October 2, 2013 - 10:00 am

My Own Private Gaydar

A new study done at the University of Washington found that peoples’ gaydars are right more than 50 percent of the time — or even slightly higher than that when…

Ami Angelowicz | May 18, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Everything You Need To Know About Genderbread Sexuality

Thank you, Genderbread Person for explaining the difference between gender identity, gender expression, sex and sexual orientation. Each of us are unique Genderbread Persons, with our own blends and delicate…

Ami Angelowicz | February 22, 2012 - 3:40 pm

What It Means To Be “Gray-Sexual”

Belinda’s OkCupid account opens with this message: “If you are looking for casual sex, please move on … If you are looking for formal sex, please move on as well.

Rachel White | November 22, 2011 - 1:00 pm