Definition of sexual orientation in English:

sexual orientation

Syllabification: sex·u·al o·ri·en·ta·tion

noun

A person’s sexual identity in relation to the gender to which they are attracted; the fact of being heterosexual, homosexual, or bisexual.
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  • What this means is that all students can choose their room-mates regardless of their assigned legal or chosen genders and sexes, sexual orientations, expressions or identifications.
  • It sounds like this dude is down for the rights of other races, genders, abilities and sexual orientations.
  • But there are many beautiful women in Hollywood, and few generate the same kind of overwhelming interest across genders and sexual orientations that she does; clearly something else is going on here.

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