Pansexuality: What Does It Mean?

Pansexuality is a sexual orientation that describes people who are attracted to people of all genders, regardless of gender identity or expression. This means that pansexual people can be attracted to men, women, non-binary people, and people of other gender identities.

Pansexuality is often confused with bisexuality, but there is a key difference between the two. Bisexual people are attracted to two or more genders, while pansexual people are attracted to all genders. This means that pansexual people may be attracted to people who do not identify with a binary gender, such as non-binary people and genderfluid people.

Pansexuality is a valid and important sexual orientation, and it is important to respect the identities of pansexual people. If you are unsure about what pansexuality is or how to support pansexual people, you can learn more about it online or talk to a trusted friend or family member.

Here are some additional things to keep in mind about pansexuality:

  • Pansexuality is not a choice. People are born pansexual, just like they are born gay, lesbian, bisexual, or heterosexual.
  • Pansexuality is not just about sex. Pansexual people can also experience romantic attraction to people of all genders.
  • Pansexuality is not a trend. Pansexual people have always existed, but they are only recently becoming more visible.
  • Pansexuality is not about fetishizing or objectifying people. Pansexual people are attracted to people, not genders.

If you are pansexual, it is important to know that you are not alone. There are many other pansexual people out there, and you have a supportive community.