Orientation Play

Last Updated: September 26, 2015

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Definition - What does Orientation Play mean?

Orientation play refers to a scenario in which an individual is instructed or requested to take on a different sexual orientation than the one they identify with. In orientation play, a heterosexual woman might engage in sexual activity with another woman, for example.

Orientation play is also referred to as cross-orientation play.

Kinkly explains Orientation Play

Orientation play is always initiated by an individual not engaged in the scenario. It could be initiated through a request from a submissive partner or a demand by a dominant partner. Another example would be if, at the request or demand of a partner, a gay male engages in sexual activity with a straight woman.

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