sexual identity

Sexual identity is defined or consists of an individual’s sexual orientation, preferences, gender roles, and how they define their individual sexuality.

Sexual Identity. (n.d.). In’s online glossary. Retrieved from: Identity


Sexual orientation is termed as the physical and emotion attractions that happen to either male/female persons.  This orientation will usually be straight, bi, lesbian, or gay.  The gender identity is different from the orientation and is from the psychological identification and not attractions.   Although, as we speak there are most likely other orientations evolving.  Which if you want to comment below and inform us of any that you know of and we can talk about it!!