All rights reserved. Universal Declaration of Human Rights , Article 1. What is sexual orientation? Sexual orientation is an enduring emotional, romantic, sexual or affectional attraction to another person. It can be distinguished from other aspects of sexuality including biological sex, gender identity the psychological sense of being male or female and the social gender role adherence to cultural norms for feminine and masculine behavior. Sexual orientation exists along a continuum that ranges from exclusive homosexuality to exclusive heterosexuality and includes various forms of bisexuality.
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HUD to probe complaints of sexual orientation, gender identity discrimination
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Circumstances when being treated differently due to sexual orientation is lawful. This is when you are treated differently because of your sexual orientation in one of the situations that are covered by the Equality Act. The treatment could be a one-off action or as a result of a rule or policy based on sexual orientation.