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What is your sexual orientation?

  1. I identify myself as male and I am sexually attracted to males

    3 vote(s)
    3.1%
  2. I identify myself as male and I am sexually attracted to females

    78 vote(s)
    79.6%
  3. I identify myself as male and I am sexually attracted to both genders

    1 vote(s)
    1.0%
  4. I identify myself as male and I am asexual

    3 vote(s)
    3.1%
  5. I identify myself as female and I am sexually attracted to males

    8 vote(s)
    8.2%
  6. I identify myself as female and I am sexually attracted to females

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. I identify myself as female and I am sexually attracted to both genders

    2 vote(s)
    2.0%
  8. I identify myself as female and I am asexual

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. I do not identify myself as male or female and I am sexually attracted to males

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. I do not identify myself as male or female and I am sexually attracted to females

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. I do not identify myself as male or female and I am sexually attracted to both genders

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. I do not identify myself as male or female and I am asexual

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  13. None of the previous describes me well

    3 vote(s)
    3.1%
  1. Jun 4, 2014 #1

    micromass

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    Something I have been wondering for a time. How does PF do in terms of diverse sexual orientation.

    Don't worry, the poll attached is secret. But if you want to share something about yourself, feel free to use this thread! This thread might be a help towards other people who are having difficulty with this issue!
     
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  3. Jun 4, 2014 #2
    Heterosexual through and through - though sometimes I wonder... cuz the women can severely do my head in at times... but that' s as far as it gets. Being understanding and appealing to everybody was never my thing.

    This is how far my prejudice can reach - when I voted, I was expecting a hetero option to be the first one.
     
  4. Jun 4, 2014 #3

    Borg

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    I identify myself as Borg and we assimilate others.
     
  5. Jun 4, 2014 #4

    Matterwave

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    What if someone is attracted specifically to transgendered people? The poll needs more options!
     
  6. Jun 4, 2014 #5

    WannabeNewton

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    Unfortunately I'm straight.
     
  7. Jun 4, 2014 #6

    micromass

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    Fine!
     
  8. Jun 4, 2014 #7

    wukunlin

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    I consider myself as a conservative heterosexual male, but I don't understand why people get offended when they see people with different orientation.
     
  9. Jun 4, 2014 #8
    Hmm... when I face West I get aroused, and when I face East I get turned off. So I estimate my sexual orientation to about 270°. Note: I did not use a chick magnet to make this estimation.
     
  10. Jun 4, 2014 #9

    lisab

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    It took me a long time to understand sexual orientation is on a spectrum, not a discrete point. And it can be complicated, so this question might be hard for some to answer. That said, I'm a straight female - I love dem boyz :biggrin:!
     
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  11. Jun 4, 2014 #10

    lisab

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    Is that due to the Earth's magnetic field, I wonder? What would your orientation be on Mars? :tongue2:
     
  12. Jun 4, 2014 #11
    I'd probably be sexually confused. :smile:
     
  13. Jun 4, 2014 #12
    I am asexual. Not interested in sex and while this may change with age as I'm 16 at the moment but even the thought of sex sends chills down my spine. I can watch porn just fine but I'd never want to be taking part in such unhygienic acts...

    I wonder if gay and asexual is natures way of keeping population in check?
     
  14. Jun 4, 2014 #13

    Ben Niehoff

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    Gender is a spectrum, too, so the word "both" in the poll is a little out of place. :P
     
  15. Jun 4, 2014 #14
    I'm a male so straight that I only watch lesbian porn.
    I get aroused randomly sometimes for no reason at all. Just driving down the road on the way to work. Then when I get to work, I have to wait a few minutes before getting out of the car, because my penis is an idiot.

    That's interesting. Is it limited to sex, or you have no desire to kiss anyone or have someone you can snuggle with on the couch and watch a nice romantic comedy?
     
  16. Jun 4, 2014 #15
    Not at all. I dislike being touched and while I'm happy to watch a romantic comedy there would certainly be no kissing or snuggling involved haha. I completely understand why people do it... I know what love is and why relationships develop but it's just not for me.

    Must be the Aspergers I guess :tongue:
     
  17. Jun 4, 2014 #16

    lisab

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    Ah, good point. Maybe it should be "all". But then, what if only parts of the spectrum work for you? We'd need a continuum poll :biggrin:.

    :rofl: I don't get that, but it's nearly universal in hetero males so I have to accept it. For the record, "I want to watch male gay porn" has been said by a straight woman...never, I'm pretty sure.

    But then again, I'm probably wrong about that. Sexuality is complicated!

    Those "Whoa, where the heck did that come from?" moments...a mysterious and wonderful part of being human :smile:.
     
  18. Jun 4, 2014 #17

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    I think there is a hypothesis that gay and asexual people exist to help those who have too many children in their extended family.
     
  19. Jun 5, 2014 #18
    You're not bothered that humans watch that stuff?
     
  20. Jun 5, 2014 #19

    micromass

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    This thread is not about the benefits and dangers of pornography. So let's not have that discussion here. If you want, you can create a thread about it to discuss it. But not here.
     
  21. Jun 5, 2014 #20
    Indeed, micromass.

    About the discussion, you guys force it to be too difficult. There are 2 genders and 3 possible orientations involving sex and then there's 1 that involves no interest. Why..do..you..have..to..make..it..so..complicated :<
     
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