You Oughta Know: A Dummies Guide To Gender & Sexuality
Posted On 4th April, 2017 @ 12:15 pm by MTV Editor

Gay. Bicurious. Bisexual. Transgender. Transsexual. Asexual. Straight.

Gay. Bicurious. Bisexual. Transgender. Transsexual. Asexual. Straight. You've heard them all, but what do these words really mean? 

 

We've been challenging traditional and conventional ideas of sexuality (at least in the western world) since the sexual revolution in 1960s. In 2017, the global conversation is at its peak, but we're still fighting for equal rights and sexual liberation (acceptance). But before any of that, we thought we'd do a quick check back at home on basic awareness. 

 

Last week, MTV India went out on the streets to ask people about sexual orientation and all the terms we use to describe its different forms. The responses were... slightly alarming. 

 

 

 


Ok, so you're relatively clueless. We won't judge you, we'll just help out. Here's a crash course in sexual orientation; scroll down for a quick run-through of the basics. 

 

 

 

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