How I found out I was asexual

This is a post for Asexual Awareness Week 2017. I figured out I was asexual almost two years ago, when I was 21. Before that, I'd been confused about my sexuality ever since I learned there was more than one option. What is love? (No, for real, what is it?) A couple of years ago, … Continue reading How I found out I was asexual

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Common misconceptions about asexuality

This is a post for Asexual Awareness Week 2017. Let's debunk some myths and crush some stereotypes, shall we? 'Asexual is just a way of saying you don't want sex, it's not a real orientation.' There are so many things wrong with this statement. For one, being asexual doesn't mean you don't want sex, as … Continue reading Common misconceptions about asexuality

What is asexuality? Romantic vs. sexual attraction

This is a post for Asexual Awareness Week 2017. 'Asexual' is a sexual orientation, like heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, etc. An asexual person is someone who experiences little to no sexual attraction. Asexual is often shortened to 'ace'. That's it! That's the definition of asexual. Now let's talk about what 'asexual' doesn't mean. Let's talk about other … Continue reading What is asexuality? Romantic vs. sexual attraction