Sexual Orientation

Everyone is different – their bodies, who they love, and how they identity themselves. It is important to understand these differences and learn about how others deal with whom they love and their relationships.       

Facts

Heterosexuality

Heterosexuality

Being heterosexual means you are sexually, emotionally, and romantically attracted to a person of the opposite sex. This is often referred to as ‘being straight.’

Coming out

Coming out

‘Coming out’ is short for ‘coming out of the closet’, which means telling people around you that you are gay, lesbian, or bisexual.

Being supportive of the LGBT

Being supportive of the LGBT

You don’t have to be gay, lesbian, or bisexual to recognize the injustice and discrimination that the people in these communities face. You may be straight, but you can still be an ally or supporter.