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Hi there
« on: February 15, 2018, 06:40:45 am »
Hi you beautiful souls!

Firstly can I say I’ve been reading through some posts and everyone on here is so lovely it warms my heart!
I am currently in my final year at university and I am conducting research which shockingly has not been done before. I am arguing that sexual orientation and gender identity are two separate concepts. Research in psychology has been determined to prove that your sexual orientation is based on your gender identity and I do not believe that it is. I do not believe that everything should be defined and confined in such a way.

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2018, 10:45:43 am »
  Hi  Twahab,

   I’m Laurie, I see that you are new here. So please let me say, Welcome To Susan's Place! Come on in and take a good look around.  Perhaps I can even get you to hop on over to the Introductions Thread and  create a post to tell us a little bit more about yourself so we can get to know you a little better and greet you properly.
  As to your research I believe you are correct that gender and sexual orientation are separate things. In fact I thought this was already a foregone conclusion in the medical world. But I am no scholar nor in the medical field so I'll have to defer to those professionals.
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Re: Hi there
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2018, 11:11:07 am »
Hi Twahab!  I’m Jessica.  Welcome to Susan’s Place.  I agree with Laurie and yourself that gender and orientation are separate.  I too thought that was a foregone conclusion.  I’m at least certain it is for myself. 

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2018, 06:24:25 pm »
Hi Twahab  :icon_wave:

Welcome to Susan's Place  :)  Glad to have you here, join on in the fun


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Re: Hi there
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2018, 01:56:57 pm »
Dear Jessica, Laurie and VM,

Thank you so much for your warm welcomes.

It’s surprising, when I first read about the research I too thought they would’ve  been seen as two separate concepts however, when I looked at the research in depth. surprisingly enough most research (in psychology) related gender identity to sexual orientation.
Hopefully I will be able to shine a different light on the topic and make some difference.

And I apologise for my late response, it took me some time trying to figure out how to reply  :D

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2018, 02:32:01 pm »
Hi Again Twahab,

  We are glad to have you here. I hope you did follow up and request approval from Susan for your survey. She does sometimes allow such things but they do need to follow protocol first.