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Questions tagged [sexuality]

For questions related to biological sex, sexual preferences and related topics, including LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) themes.

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Is the MCU version of Captain America a virgin?

Is the MCU version of Captain America/Steve Rogers a virgin? This is not a troll question. The romantic aspect of Captain America's life has been explored several times in the MCU. I recall Natasha ...
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Story with female scientist having sex with a self aware computer

I read this story a long time ago. A female researcher is working with a budding AI and in the process she discovers sexual gratification. Interaction was via sensors and remote sex toy control ...
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Evolution of Heinlein's treatment of homosexuality?

IIRC the treatment of homosexuality in Heinlein's writing changed a lot over time. My recollection is that in an early book (possibly Stranger in a Strange Land?), a sympathetic or authorial ...
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Story where aliens reproduce by being eaten

I remember reading a short kids sci-fi story when i was younger. I think it was a book but it might have been something else. In this book a fleet of aliens make first contact with earth and as soon ...
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Are there any transgender characters in Westeros?

We have seen a myriad of sexual orientations and genders in the world GRRM has created. One thing however seems virtually unheard of, that's transgender people. Are there any characters from the ...
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Transgendered Species At Wedding?

Before Data sings at Troi and Riker's wedding he speaks of an invited transgendered species. Data: Ladies and gentlemen, and invited transgendered species... What species is he talking about?
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Wanting Title for Futuristic Sex Change Story

15-20 years ago there was an anthology series on the SciFi channel. One episode in the series featured a story about a married couple. For whatever reason the wife wanted to change her sex to male. ...
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Was Captain Jean-Luc Picard an asexual?

I'm currently on Season 3 of Star Trek: The Next Generation (thanks Netflix!), and I have been wondering since almost the first episode if Picard is asexual/aromantic rather than just awkward. I am ...
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Artificial organ on humans for sex?

I'm looking for the title of a paperback from the 50's or 60's. In it human sex has been replaced with a living organ attached to the penis. When aroused it functions as a vagina. Possibly to control ...
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Was Bilbo's sexuality ever referred to by Tolkien?

Bilbo is certainly known to be a confirmed bachelor, a fact which over the years has resulted in not a few suggestions that he might be gay. GLReview, for example, describes a key theme of the Hobbit ...
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What story involved a sexy moon-surface tent-roll back to base?

I cannot for the life of me remember which story this is, but two people leave their base for a tryst on the surface of the moon, for which they inflate a clear, vacuum-proof tent-dome and make love ...
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In Asimov's The Naked Sun why didn't the Solarians use artificial insemination?

In Isaac Asimov's 1957 novel The Naked Sun it is a plot point that the inhabitants of the planet Solaria are raised to be repelled by physical contact, a fairly common theme in Asimov's work. It is ...
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Name of short story in which a woman and an alien have sex because they're bored

I remember reading a short science fiction story (which had maybe been nominated for an award) in which a woman and a blob-like alien have sex for what might be years; The second sentence or so in the ...
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How many confirmed LGBT characters have appeared in Star Wars materials?

I know that Moff Delian Mors (a lesbian woman in the excellent canon novel Lords of the Sith) is the first LGBT character in Disney canon, and Sinjir Rath Velus (from the abominable canon novel Star ...
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Looking for Author of a book I cannot find I believe was called “X/Y”

I need help identifying the Author of a book I used to have that I really need for research. The book I believe was called "X/Y", paperback with a mainly white cover and purple writing on the front. ...
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Two men have to populate a planet by themselves

I'm trying to identify a short story that was probably written in the 1970s or 1980s—at least, well before today's more accepting attitude towards human sexuality and gender roles. It must have in ...
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Are there any female characters in Arrow whom Oliver Queen didn't have a relationship with?

In CW's Arrow, Oliver Queen has been in a relationship with practically every female character at some point or another. The only female characters I can think of whom he was never in a relationship ...
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Short story where almost all men are infertile, female main character

A few days ago I was discussing SF/Fantasy with unusual subject matter with a friend and he mentioned this short story. I realized I had read it as well a long time ago, but neither of us can remember ...
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What are Wizarding society's attitudes towards homosexuality?

We know that in-universe, same-sex relationships and attraction exists in Harry Potter wizarding society according to Word of God. If you read some many most fanfiction, they make it a point in-...
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Short TV film where aliens abduct a family and make them sex-obsessed?

I've been trying to identify a short film that I believe aired on the Space Channel probably 5-10 years ago (but I could be wrong about the date and time). It was kind of like something you'd expect ...
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Why does Harry Kim get in trouble for sleeping with an alien?

In Voyager 5x17, The Disease (Full Transcript), Harry Kim sleeps with an alien of the Varro species, which is apparently against the rules: TAL: I told you we're not going to get caught. If someone ...
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The Muntab Question - Is Lord Vetinari asexual or incredibly discreet?

Considering that sexual indiscretion of politicians in Roundworld is not unknown and often a matter of interest (ala Bill Clinton), the sexual antics of the Discworld's Lord Vetinari seem to be non-...
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How do house elves breed?

Winky states in Goblet of Fire that that her mother and grandmother served the Crouchs before her. In Grimmauld Place, the heads of the house elves on the wall all share the same nose as Kreacher, ...
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Can Bruce Banner Have Sex Without Becoming the Hulk?

In the marvel movies, they reference how Bruce Banner measures his heart rate and that if it gets too high, that he becomes the Hulk. In the avenger movie, he states how his trick is he is "always ...
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Did Heinlein express an opinion on “non-traditional marriage” in real life?

Heinlein is known for sprinkling his books with less-traditional sexual dynamics shown positively (e.g. polyandry in "The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress", general sexual freedom in "Stranger in a Strange ...
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Do Borg have a gender?

In the episode we first meet the Borg (Q-Who) a drone enters the engine room. Picard and Q are watching it analyzing the systems as Q states that this Borg is "Not a he, not a she". Now how literally ...
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Who was more of a Casanova , Kirk or Riker (based on count of bedmates)? [closed]

"Common knowledge" is that on Star Trek, James T. Kirk and William T. Riker are both the Casanovas of their corresponding series. We know that in Kirk's case, the reputation is somewhat undeserved (...
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What exactly was the nature of the relationship between Jabba the Hutt and Princess Leia?

Jabba the Hutt did a couple of things to Princess Leia, that seem rather unusual for the giant worm-like creature that he is, namely: Make her wear a metal bikini. Kiss her Given these two things, ...
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Was Pon Farr confirmed to be initially a male-only idea?

TVTropes claims that Pon Farr, as originally designed (presumably, TOS/movies?) - before T'Pol appeared in ST:Enterprise - had a clear indication that it was restricted to only Vulcan males. An ...
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How many females has Captain Kirk slept with? [duplicate]

To complement this question: How many alien women has Capt/Admiral Kirk slept with? How many TOTAL (alien or not) women has James T. Kirk been sexually involved with? (only going all the way counts, ...
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How many alien women has Capt/Admiral Kirk slept with?

It's an ongoing punchline that Kirk has slept with many women across the galaxy. Is it actually based in fact though? In the TV series and movies, how many actual women did Kirk boldly go into with ...
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Have there been any canonical references to the holodeck/holosuites being used for virtual physical 'partnerings' with holodeck-produced constructs?

Carnal release is a valid stress relief; and unless the Federation uses hormonal suppressants, it doesn't take a 'perv angle' to realize that the holodecks may be considered for this. I can also see ...
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In the potterverse, how do giants procreate with humans?

Inspired by the specie-ism discussion in a recent question about Hagrid, how did Hagrid's parent and other mixed human/giant species manage to reproduce? I am not sure of what the average giant ...
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Is Ianto gay in Torchwood?

It is pretty clear in the series that Ianto has feelings for Jack, but it seems that Jack never returns the feelings. Jack's romantic stress with Gwen also appears to get in the way of the ...
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Does Star Trek ever allude to Sulu's sexual orientation?

George Takei has recently renewed his celebrity via social media and especially his support for gay rights. Did Hikaru Sulu (Takei's character in Star Trek) ever have a lover or love interest in the ...
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How does human-robot sex work?

When Amy and Bender hooked up, or Fry and his Lucy Liu-bot, and other human-robot couples, how exactly does the sex part work? Do robots have sexual organs? Do they feel pleasure in a way that's ...
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How can Bender not know how robot procreation works?

After watching the first part of the new season premiere, something struck me: How can he not know how this works, or more to the point, fail to even realize that it is a thing? Edit: Realizing that ...
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Could Gollum still reproduce?

It has been pointed out that Gollum wouldn't win a beauty-contest. But after all these years of being poisoned by The Ring, would he still be physically able to reproduce? And if so, would his ...
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When Was the First Same Sex Relationship in SF or Fantasy on TV or in the Movies?

After a suggestion on this similar question, I've made a change. All the answers for that question were focused on written stories, none on video or film. So I removed that part of the question so ...
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The First SF or Fantasy Interracial Relationship

I know when William Shatner and Nichelle Nichols (as Captain Kirk and Lt. Uhura) kissed in Star Trek, in the episode Plato's Stepchildren, it was the first interracial kiss on American TV. But were ...
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What Is the First Same Sex Relationship in Science Fiction?

This came up in a talk with someone recently. Science Fiction is a genre that often prides itself of being ahead of the curve on many things, but, as best I can remember, the first same-sex ...
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Data being intimate with Tasha Yar - why was Data built with this capability?

Pardon the inherent ickiness of asking how an android and a human...become intimate, but this has genuinely puzzled me since I watched the Next Generation episode "The Naked Now." The summary for the ...