For Pride Month, Swell is exploring how our sexualities are the sum of all our parts, places, and experiences. Here are 10 of our favorite posts about how to better understand your sexuality, orientation, and gender identity.
“The best thing you can do is to take your time and give yourself room to explore.”
“It’s the same person. It’s a different shell. It’s a different presentation, but it’s the same inside.”
“It takes a level of owning one’s identity to come out, and that could translate into owning what you want in the bedroom.”
“Connecting to other queer people is a valuable way to gain support—and potentially meet cuties.”
“There was shame. Tons. Tons and tons and tons of shame.”
“The experience of graysexuality likely existed before the term, but the label itself is relatively new.”
“Some asexual folks may not feel interested in partnered sex, but still want to orgasm because of the physiological benefits.”