The Ultimate Guide to Sexual Orientations

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Heterosexual- Attracted to members of the opposite sex.

Homosexual- Attracted to members of the same sex.

Bisexual- Attracted to members of both sexes.

Androsexual- Attraction to men.

Asexual- Not attracted to any sex.

Cissexual- Sexual orientation is assigned at birth.

Demisexual- Attracted sexually only in romantic relationships.

Gynosexual- Attracted to the female genitalia.

Intersexual- Having both male and female genitalia. Formerly known as “hermaphrodite”.

Metrosexual –A man with a strong aesthetic sense who spends more time, energy, or money on his appearance and grooming than is considered gender normative.

Polysexual- Being in sexual and romantic relationships with multiple consenting partners.

Romantisexual- Attracted to another person without sexual desire.

Skoliosexual- Attracted to physically handicapped people.

Transsexual – A person who identifies psychologically as a gender/sex other than the one to which they were assigned at birth.

Coquendamsexual- Sexually attracted to the act of cooking.

Zoosexual- Attracted to animals.

Furnisexual- Attracted to furniture.

Patiosexual- Attracted to patio furniture.

Aquasexual- Sexually attracted to relationships in water.

Pedosexual- Attracted to younger consenting partners.

Geezersexual- Attracted to old people.

Petasexual- In a romantic, sexual relationship with a house pet.

Pansexual- Sexually attracted to pots and pans.

Bibliosexual- Sexually attracted to books.

Lucasexual- Sexually aroused by Star Wars movies.

Arachnisexual- Sexually attracted to spiders.

Serpasexual- Sexually attracted to snakes.

Ludibrisecual- Sexually attracted to toys.

Coriosexual- Sexually attracted to leather.

Polypusexual- Sexually attracted to octopi.

Batnoirsexual- Sexually attracted to Batman.

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Astronaut Sally Ride Dead at 61

After a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Astronaut Sally Ride died on 23 July, 2012.
Ride joined NASA in 1978, and in 1983 (STS-7, Challenger) became the first American woman in space.She was 32 at the time which also made her the youngest astronaut.

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Her second space flight was in 1984 STS-41G), also on board the Challenger.She was in training for her third flight when the Challenger disaster occurred. Ride served on the accident investigation board and headed the operations subcommittee.

Following the investigation, Ride was assigned to NASA headquarters in Washington, DC, where she led NASA’s first strategic planning effort, authored a report entitled “Leadership and America’s Future in Space”, and founded NASA’s Office of Exploration.

In 1987, Ride left her position in Washington, DC, to work at the Stanford University Center for International Security and Arms Control. In 1989, she became a professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego and Director of the California Space Institute. In 2003, she was asked to serve on the Space Shuttle Columbia Accident Investigation Board. She was the president and CEO of Sally Ride Science, a company she founded in 2001 that creates entertaining science programs and publications for upper elementary and middle school students, with a particular focus on girls.

According to Roger Boisjoly, the engineer who warned of the technical problems that led to the Space Shuttle Challenger accident, Ms. Ride was the only public figure to show support for him when he went public with his pre-disaster warnings (after the entire workforce of Morton-Thiokol shunned him). Sally Ride hugged him publicly to show her support for his efforts.

She is survived by her mother, Joyce; her sister, Bear; her niece, Caitli; nephew, Whitney and Tam O’Shaughnessy, her partner of 27 years.