Sexual identity is a term that can be used to describe a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
While it can be different depending on where in the world you live, the two are usually interchangeable.
This is the first in a series of articles looking at the most common definitions of sexual identity in the UK and how you can use them to help you feel better about yourself.
Find out how you and your partner can communicate your sexual orientation and gender identity.
Here’s a breakdown of the most commonly used definitions of bi sexual identity and bi gender identity in England and Wales: