Sexuality and Gender

Questioning

People who are unsure about/do not want to associate with any identity, or people from identities other than commonly known.

The questioning phase of one's sexuality and gender is exploring identity by people who may still be unsure of what they identify as, or those who do not wish to identify themselves with particular labels. Often added as a "Q" in "LGBTQ", it signifies that it is okay to not know, and you could be anything from all the identities that are there. There are many more sexualities and gender identities that exist apart from LGBT. They are all discussed in this category.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can use they/them. Some people even use their assigned pronoun and the pronoun they strongly feel for (ex. I am she/her, they/them).

Facebook gives you an option for 56 genders and there are multiple sexualities as well. However, it might be possible that you are defined by none of them, and that's okay. It is about what you identify as, you can create your own label.

Stories on this topic

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It is the 4th of July, and America has come a long way.

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What is so special about celebrities coming out anyway? Many these days may claim that the primary reasons celebrities come out is to increase their presence, and boost their marketing.

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Are we born with a gender? Or is gender performed? My engagement with Gender Studies in Masters led me to this significant question, posed by renowned theorist, Judith Butler.

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Tickle.Life Shop - a step closer to accessible sexual discovery

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When Tickle.Life was founded, the main aim was to bridge the gap between sexual wellbeing avenues, and people who need them.

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Explained: Mono-sexuality-gay, lesbian, heterosexual

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"The beauty of standing up for your rights is others see you standing and stand up as well." And Pride month celebrates the same.

"The beauty of standing up for your rights is others see you standing and stand up as well.

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Online dating is more popular than ever, but most ...

Explained: Bisexual, Bi-gender, Gender fluid

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What does it mean to identify as Bisexual, Bi-gender, or Gender fluid? June is known as Pride month. Each day in this month, we celebrate a different form of love, gender, and acceptance.

What does it mean to identify as Bisexual, Bi-gender, or Gender fluid? June is known as Pride month.

Explained: Queer, Questioning

Tickle.Life Editorial Team, Jun 16

'Only by speaking out can we create lasting change. And that change begins with coming out.

'Only by speaking out can we create lasting change. And that change begins with coming out.

Through the wall - ever heard your holiday neighbours having a quick one?

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I woke up confused, and looked at the alarm clock on the bedside table. “03:00” said the red digits shining back at me.

I woke up confused, and looked at the alarm clock on the bedside table.

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