How do you tell if you are gay, bi or transgender?
In Australia, the answer is often more complicated than you might think.
In fact, the definition of homosexuality is very much up for debate and disagreement.
So, what is the official definition of the word?
The official definition, which was established in 2010, states that people are gay or bisexual if they are attracted to, or are sexually attracted to:People who identify as straightPeople who have sex with menSexual behaviour between men and womenSexual activity between women and menThere is also a definition that is based on the assumption that the act is committed in private.
This definition does not distinguish between heterosexual and homosexual acts, and is often used to explain why same-sex couples do not have legal rights in Australia.
However, in recent years, some groups and individuals have argued that it should be amended to allow for same-gender sexual activity.
The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is one of those groups.
In 2014, the AHRC released a report titled The Transgender Community: An Emerging Health Crisis.
The report outlined that transgender people were not recognised as having a legal right to equality and that trans people are at risk of violence and homelessness due to their gender identity.
So, what should you know about the official Australian definition of gay, gay, lesbian and bisexuality?
Here are five things you need to know to decide if you fit the bill.1.
Gay men are not transgender peopleWhat about the Australian Human Right Commission’s (AHCC) definition of a transgender person?
In the report, the commission states that the word ‘transgender’ is used to refer to anyone who identifies with a sexual orientation or gender expression that differs from the sex assigned at birth.
For example, a person who identifies as gay may also identify as lesbian or bisexual.
In some jurisdictions, a trans person who does not identify with either sex is not considered transgender.
Sexual deviance is not a gay or lesbian identityWhat about a transgender man or woman?
Sexual deviance in Australia has not been recognised by the AHCC.
This is because it is not recognised in Australian law as an act committed in public, or that it is a sexual activity that involves penetration.
As a result, a transgender woman cannot be defined as having sexual deviancy under the Australian law, even if she has engaged in anal sex.
A transgender man may be defined in the same way as a gay man, but only if he is engaging in anal sexual activity in public.
There are many different sexual practices in AustraliaWhat about those who practice sex work?
It is important to understand that there are many things that a transgender individual may engage in, and this includes:Having sex with other peopleThe act of engaging in sexual activity outside of marriageThe practice of sexual contact between consenting adultsThe act and act of being out in publicWhere sexual activity can be consensualThere is no specific law in Australia which requires people to have sex.
If you are thinking about having sex, be aware that it could be a crime under certain circumstances.
For example:A transgender woman who is involved in anal or oral sex with a man may face a charge of rape.
People who are transgender do not identify as gay or lesbiansWhat about trans men who are bi?
Trans men are often referred to as ‘transsexuals’.
In fact, some transgender people choose to use the term ‘bi’ when referring to themselves.
Transsexuals have a wide range of sexual identities.
Some trans men identify as bisexual, while others identify as both gay and lesbian.
Gender identity is not defined by sexIn some countries, transgender people may identify as ‘gender fluid’.
This means that they may be attracted to both male and female sex, but also identify more strongly with a particular gender.
This can vary depending on the country.
Gender fluid people do not necessarily identify as transgender, and there is no legal definition of gender.
However, there is a growing body of research suggesting that this type of gender identity is very socially constructed.
There is currently a consensus amongst transgender people that transgender identity is culturally constructed and that transgender individuals may also self-identify as ‘queer’ or ‘intersex’.
There is some evidence that this is linked to gender dysphoria and a reduction in the level of self-acceptance.
So, it may be that it’s up to you whether or not you are a transgender or gender fluid person.
What about HIV?HIV is not necessarily an issue in Australia, but it is still important to know about.
HIV has been linked to the emergence of a number of sexual deviants and is one reason why Australia has the highest rate of HIV infection in the world.
There are two main reasons for this:The first is the high number of HIV infections amongst people who have not received treatment.
The second is the fact that