The way a person defines their sexual preferences.
An individual that has a fluid and/or rapidly changing sexuality that fluctuates between different sexualities.
Experiencing sexual attraction that one wants to act on, but at the same time having a strong aversion to engaging in it due to bad experiences, apprehension, or other misgivings about sex.
A genitalia-repulsed asexual.
Allosexual is a term used most commonly in the asexual community to refer to someone who is not asexual. Someone who is allosexual is someone who experiences sexual attraction.
A subsection of demisexual, where one only experiences sexual attraction towards established friends.
A person that is sexually attracted to men or masculinity regardless of their gender identity.
Someone who feels sexual attraction for those who are masculine. Controversial.
Someone who is asexual and sex repulsed.
Only having sexual attraction for someone, after a previous form of attraction has been felt (romantic, sensual, platonic, etc.).
Someone who is repulsed by sexual actions, not limited to asexual spectrum. Similar to repulssexual and apothisexual.
Asexuality is, in a broad sense, a lack of sexual attraction to either sex. Unlike abstinence, which is a choice to abstain from sexual activity, asexuality is a sexual orientation.
A person who prefers self gratification over other types of sexual activities.
Bisexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or sexual behavior toward both males and females.
Someone who feels as though they lost the ability to feel sexual attraction because of trauma. Controversial.
Someone who feels sexual attraction that, in their mind, very weak or vague, almost nonexistent, like a vapor, fog, or mist.Seen within the asexual spectrum.
Feeling as though your sexual orientation has no serious meaning in your everyday life.
Someone who experiences sexual attraction. Ideal for someone who wants to say they belong in the LGBT+ community, but unsure of where exactly they stand. It's a more specific way of saying you don't belong to the asexual spectrum.
Someone who doesn't have sexual attraction but desires a sexual relationship.
A person who does not feel sexual attraction until a strong emotional bond has been formed.
A term to describe someone who dissociates on a regular basis during sex and/or sex like activities, often leaving the individual confused with what their sexual attraction is (or lack thereof).
A sexual orientation in which one is willing/able to give a certain extent/amount of affection/action, but, similar to akoi- one would tend to refuse any reciprocation of those actions. Controversial.
A sexual orientation that fluctuates from feeling no attraction to feeling attraction. When sexual attraction is felt, it is accompanied by a strong feeling of dread or anxiety.
Feeling as though you bounce between two specific SEXUAL orientations (such as: bisexual and demisexual)
A person who has sexual attraction for strangers & acquaintances on a regular basis, but fades once they get to know someone.
A person who rarely has sexual attraction and/or under very specific circumstances.
A person that is sexually attracted to women or femininity regardless of their gender identity.
is a form of a sexual orientation or situational sexual behavior characterized by minimal homosexual activity in an otherwise primarily heterosexual orientation.
Someone who is stright not homesexual.
Primarily homosexual, but with a limited amount of attraction to the opposite sex, or willingness to take part in a heterosexual activity.
When two people of the same gender love each other.
Someone who feels they are never quite sure of their sexual orientation. Different from "Questioning""."
Someone who experiences sexual attraction, wants a sexual relationship, but does not want to engage in "stereotypical"" sexual actions with their partner(s)."
Wanting to have sexual actions done on you, but not on others. Opposite of placiosexual.
A woman whose emotional, romantic, and sexual energies are geared towards other women.
Feminine lesbian who is attracted to other feminine lesbians. they generally enjoy fashion, flowers, perfume, sex and the city, lingerie, lipstick of course, and (gasp!) passionate sex with other women.
A person who experiences sexual attraction but does not desire reciprocation for their attraction.
Believing your sexual orientation is fluid within the asexual spectrum orientations and only the asexual spectrum orientations.
Someone who feels sexual attraction only for those who don't believe they have a gender. Controversial.
Feeling sexual attraction to everyone but those who are feminine, controversial.
Experiencing sexual attraction to everyone but those who are masculine. Found in polysexual community. Controversial.
Feeling as though your sexual attraction is too complicated to pin down to one word.
Pansexuality, or omnisexuality, is sexual attraction, romantic love, or emotional attraction toward people of any sex or gender identity.
Being asexual (not having sexual attraction) and having sex solely for the purpose of reproduction
Feeling sexual attraction to ALL genders/sexes except your own. Found in the polysexual community.
A person wanting to give sexual pleasure to others, but preferably not having it reciprocated.
Polysexuality is the attraction to multiple genders. A polysexual person is one "encompassing or characterized by many different kinds of sexuality."
Having sexual attraction for those you know you can never actually be with (fictional characters, celebrities, etc.)
A feminine person who experiences sexual attraction for only other feminine individuals.
A masculine person who only experiences sexual attraction for those who are masculine.
Someone who feels sexual attraction to 4 genders and/or sexes, in the polysexual community.
Someone who feels sexual attraction for 5 gender identities and/or sexes. Found in the polysexual community.
Not knowing where one fits on the spectrum, or not identifying with any existing label
Experiencing attraction only after realizing someone is attracted to you.
Someone who feels sexual attraction, but is repulsed by sexual activities. A more specific version of arcsexual, but not application to asexuals who are sex repulsed.
Limited or no attraction/interest/activity due to some form of emotional exhaustion.
A person who is sexually and/or romantically attracted to non-binary individuals.
Believing you have sexual attraction only for people in your dreams. Otherwise, you do not have sexual attraction for anyone while being awake. Controversial.
Feeling sexual attraction that is based on traits that are not gender identity and/or sex related (ex: hair color, body part, etc.)
The belief that your sexual orientation changes, depending on what time of day it is (night vs day, evening vs daybreak, etc.) Controversial, sub-section to abrosexual
Someone who feels sexual attraction, but the direction of the attraction changes depending on their emotional state of being.
Extremely rarely does one experience sexual attraction, but when one does, it lasts for a very long time (typically around a year or longer). Found in graysexual umbrella, pronounced "un-kay-dee-sexual"")"
Feeling attraction towards one person and one person only for advanced periods of time or one's whole lifetime. You are attracted to them regardless of their gender/sexuality/changing appearance etc.
Asexuals who are also genitalia repulsed (pronounced vay-pub-sexual) pink is for femininity, blue is for masculinity, red is for passion, white X means lacking.
Believing you belong to the asexual umbrella, but unsure where you belong in the asexual umbrella.
Feeling sexual attraction, but you don't feel it towards anyone in particular, can be seen within the graysexual community.