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The Asexual Spectrum: Identities In The Ace Community

The Asexual Spectrum: Identities In The Ace Community

Extremely busy with school at the moment, but hopefully you have seen the Huffington Post’ssix-part series on asexuality,” which features some excellent resources for anyone interested in learning more about asexuality. For now, enjoy this awesome infographic! Preview text from the Huff:

“Aces say that asexuality, like sexuality, exists on a spectrum. Most asexuals, when asked, will identify two orientations: a sexual one and a romantic one.

“‘[The asexual lifestyle] allows you to see how sex and romance can be decoupled,’ said Anthony Bogaert, a professor at Canada’s Brock University and an authority on asexual research. ‘It allows you to see that when we automatically couple up romance and sex, as if they’re naturally together, that’s not true.'”

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One response to “The Asexual Spectrum: Identities In The Ace Community

  1. Reblogged this on My Life, My Way, My Words and commented:
    Using this scale it’s easy to narrow down what type of asexual you are. I’ve narrowed mine down to a greysexual – biromantic. This means I’m not sexuality attracted to anybody, that’s physical attraction. But I do have a need to be romantic with either sex. Which is the relationship side of things.

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