DISCUSSION: SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY & EXPRESSION

Hello everyone, My name is Roxy and I’m a straight transgender woman (sexual orientation) I belong to the LGBT community to our society, So this article I will discuss SOGIE, but before we proceed to the topic lets start from basic.

WHY DO I NEED TO DELIVER THIS?

I’ll deliver this to the public to educate to all. People are very easy to judge if they see an LGBT people. You know what there are seminars in LGBT FORUM concerning issues about LGBT RIGHTS and there is SOGIE about that and it takes time to deliver this message to the public so people can understand if who really we are in our community, and to those who have identity crises they know where they are and know who really they are.

And now lets start:

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE OF SEX AND GENDER?

Sex and Gender difference? SEX is IDENTIFY by birth, the doctor or any person can tell or assign in our birth if who we are. For example, if there is a penis it put MALE and if vagina it put FEMALE, there are some cases is intersex not develop the genitalia or two genital exists.

And now let’s proceed to SOGIE:

ATTRACTION, IDENTITY, AND EXPRESSION

SOGIE stands for Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Expression. And now I want you to remember the three.

  1. Sexual Orientation– we talk ATTRACTION. TO WHOM YOU ATTRACT?
  2. Gender Identity– remember is IDENTITY only. HOW YOU IDENTIFY YOURSELF? WHO AND WHAT YOU IDENTIFY YOURSELF?
  3. Expression– is to REPRESENT yourself to the public. HOW YOU REPRESENT YOURSELF TO THE PUBLIC?

This three: Attraction, Identity, and Expression we must hold this so that we don’t confuse you because if we don’t hold this 3 we confused more.

Sexual Orientation:

And now I put my self for an example, my sexual orientation is HETEROSEXUAL. When we say Heterosexual has attracted men to a women or women to a man. My boyfriend is a man and I am a woman learn why I’m a woman that means that my relationship is HETEROSEXUAL. Male and Female relationship.

And now male attracted to male or female attracted to female its called HOMOSEXUAL. The term for them is gay or lesbian. When we say bisexual who are attracted both to male or female.

There are also some cases we can’t judge but it happen that there are some people attracted to gay, lesbian, male or female and transexual which is called PANSEXUAL.

And there are also some cases no feelings or attraction to somebody in male, female, gay, lesbian and transsexual it’s called ASEXUAL.

And now let’s proceed to next category Gender Identity:

Gender Identity:

Gender Identity from the word itself, HOW YOU IDENTIFY YOURSELF?

I identify my self as a woman that’s why it’s called TRANSGENDER there is a TRANSITION based on my sex when I was born male but when I grow up and I’m mature enough I know my self that I’m a woman. I am a transgender straight woman.

HOW BECOME A STRAIGHT WOMAN?

Because my sexual orientation attraction is Heterosexual I only want a man and I am a woman.

And now for example, if I’m attracted to both woman not a trans to a straight woman or cisgender? HOW IS CALLED?

I’m a transgender lesbian woman because I’m attracted to the same gender to the same woman but you can’t judge me there that I am a man because I identify my self as a woman.

And now let’s proceed to Gender Expression:

Gender Expression:

HOW YOU REPRESENT YOUR SELF TO PUBLIC?

For me I represent my self as a woman, feminine, wearing girls dress. I live what I feel inside or it might in others they live as masculine.

If you can see for example a demure trans, short hair but wearing men’s clothes but they identify themselves as a woman so it means that she’s a transgender.

She’s a girl don’t shatter her mind, born male but maybe her sexual orientation is different.

For example, she said herself that she’s a girl even if short hair wearing men’s clothes and her expression is masculine she doesn’t like to wear girl dress but she identified as a girl but her orientation is bisexual attracted to male and female that’s it. We can’t really judge them because everyone is not the same feelings and gender identity is different in gender expression. So for example, even if he looks like a gay & act like a gay, masculine look and that his sexual orientation, he is attracted to a cisgender woman and therefore his gender identity is a straight guy that’s it, we can’t judge him.

LOVE KNOWS NO GENDER. Love is love as long you don’t hurt others feelings. What gender you have everybody has right to love and to be loved. Don’t be afraid to show the world that in 3rd sex relationship today are exist. Online Dating is the answers for your ATTRACTION, IDENTITY, AND EXPRESSION.

NOTE: this article is the copy of my old blog in other sites if you want to try to look my old article, here is the link.

Author: Roxy

My name is Roxy, I’m 29 and this blog is the story of my transition to becoming the woman I always felt to be. Moreover, how is living and growing as trans woman in the Philippines.

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