asexual

I forget, did I ask for anyone’s permission or opinion about whether or not I belong?

On Coming Out As Asexual

I don’t identify with the heterosexual norms that have been shoved down my throat and the pathologizing rhetoric that, for most of my life, shrieked Read...
Melissa Lovitz    |   02.29.16   |   SHARE
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Demisexuality isn't what you might think.

Demisexuality: The Common Sexual Orientation You Might Have But Not Know About

It’s frustrating that most identities on the asexuality spectrum are qualified by a “lack” of something — desire, intimacy, attraction. I wonder, Read...
Melissa Lovitz    |   02.18.16   |   SHARE
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Let's demystify asexuality.

The Top 4 Questions I’m Asked When I Say I’m Asexual

3. Do you masturbate? First, what each person does with or to their body is nobody else’s business. Remember, asexuality is about sexual attraction Read...
Melissa Lovitz    |   01.8.16   |   SHARE
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"I Am Not Broken:" Interview With An Asexual Woman

"I am not lying. I hold nothing against anyone. I am not looking to be fixed." Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   10.28.14   |   SHARE
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Ravish It: OUTsider Festival Could Be A New Home For Queer Artists

The first of its kind in the U.S., OUTsider aims to educate and entertain while establishing a new creative home for queer artists. Read...
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