In April, Janelle told Rolling Stone about her pansexuality. Janelle says she originally identified as bisexual, but realized that label didn't quite fit. Miley had a similar journey to pansexuality. In , she told Variety that she had a hard time understanding her own gender and sexuality. My eyes started opening in the fifth or sixth grade. My first relationship in my life was with a chick.
What Is Pansexual? A Guide to Pansexuality | Teen Vogue
While pansexuality and bisexuality are often used interchangeably with one another, they actually mean two different things, explains Tanya M. Bass, PhD, sexologist. While both describe sexual orientations, bisexuality is rooted in a binary system of gender identities , Bass explains. On the other hand, pansexuality encompasses attraction either sexual, romantic, physical, and or spiritual towards members of all gender identities and expressions and is not rooted in the binary.
What is Pansexual? A Guide to Pansexuality
You may have heard the term used more recently, but be left wondering what is pansexual? Here, Lana Peswani, a volunteer at Stonewall who identifies as pan explains the definition and meaning of pansexual. Many people don't realise they're pansexual until they have the word explained to them.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'pansexual. Send us feedback. See more words from the same year. Lookups for 'pansexual' spiked after Cyrus's most recent discussion of the term.