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Asexuality as Identity (please note comment added at the end)

pflagmom:

Asexuality as Identity

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“After this failed relationship, I guess I’ll be asexual for a while.”

I’ve overheard a lot of people make joking comments similar to this. What they mean is their sexual relationships aren’t quite working out the way they want, so they are accepting their unfortunate circumstances. Though the joke may seem appropriate, such comments ignore the fact that many people are asexual. Asexuals don’t just happen to be sexually inactive at the moment – they actually claim asexuality as a sexual orientation and identity.



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  1. srielbeenlt reblogged this from writingfromfactorx and added:
    Thanks for the link to the survey! Those graphs weren’t quite as interesting without a source. :]
  2. dreamergrrl reblogged this from projectqueer
  3. keepingitqueer reblogged this from pflagmom and added:
    Hey Tumblr, I’m the author of this piece, and so glad to see it’s been well received by many in the asexual community...
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  7. southpawscopic reblogged this from writingfromfactorx and added:
    Thank you!!
  8. aliwhat reblogged this from pflagmom and added:
    Read More “a lesbian professor made the off-handed...“I’m not asexual,
  9. ethereal-ineffability reblogged this from quilted-dreams
  10. writingfromfactorx reblogged this from southpawscopic and added:
    I actually found them with a little more digging once I recognized the survey. The graphs are from a workshop Siggy did...
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  14. tomii-writes reblogged this from pflagmom and added:
    Brilliant article. Though second person is right about the lack of sourcing.
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    THIS IS FOR YU BIFFLE!
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