How to Understand Your Sexuality A Practical Guide for Exploring Who You are


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Gay, straight, queer, pansexual, demisexual, ace…? Sexuality is complex and diverse, but it doesn’t have to be confusing. This down-to-earth guideis the ultimate companion for understanding, accepting and celebrating your sexuality. Written by two internationally renowned authors and therapists, the book explains how sexuality works in terms of our identities, attractions, desires and practices, and explores how it intersects with our personal experiences and the world around us. With activities and reflection points throughout, it offers space to tune into yourself and think deeply about your own sexuality. You’ll hear from people across the sexuality spectrum and in different relationship set-ups, and be inspired by the ideas of scholars, activists and practitioners. Sexuality is a vast and wonderful landscape – let this book guide you on your journey!


  • 1. What is sexuality?
  • 2. How the world views sexuality
  • 3. Your sexuality background
  • 4. Your current experience of sexuality
  • 5. Living your sexuality
  • 6. Sexuality and relationships
  • 7. Taking your sexuality out into the world

Author Bio:

Meg-John Barker is the author of a number of popular books on sex, gender, and relationships, including Queer: A Graphic History, Gender: A Graphic Guide, Sexuality: A Graphic Guide, Life Isn’t Binary, How To Understand Your Gender, Enjoy Sex (How, When, and IF You Want To), Rewriting the Rules, and Hell Yeah Self Care. They have also written a number of books for scholars and counsellors on these topics, drawing on their own years of research and therapeutic practice.

Alex Iantaffi, PhD, MS, SEP, CST, LMFT is a family therapist, educator, author and independent scholar. They have written extensively about gender, disability, sexuality, and relationships. Alex is a trans masculine, non-binary, bi queer, disabled, Italian immigrant parent living on Dakota and Anishinaabe territories, currently known as Duluth, MN (US).


The ultimate guide to exploring and understanding your sexuality.