Let's talk about
The lack of sexual attraction to other people.
Have you heard of it before?
Chances are you haven't. So let's talk about it now.
and sexual attraction
of these are active
choices, but asexuality
While some people may
be aromantic as well as
And just being asexual
doesn't mean someone
That's silly. They just need
to try it/find the right person.
But if someone has sex,
surely they're not asexual?
If a gay man has sex with a woman, "She's not straight. She just
does that make him straight? No. hasn't met the right girl yet."
Being attracted to someone, being able Most people don't need to have sex
to feel sexual pleasure, and wanting to to know to whom they are attracted.
have sex are three very different things. Sartdocen'cmatelcence
to say that someone
whether they are asexual, too.
Ok, I'll accept all that. But why should I care?
Sexuality is a very prominent part of our society, and asexuals make up a very small
percentage of the population. This makes it easy for asexuals to believe they are alone
in feeling this way, even that they are "broken".
helps asexuals to be comfortable with themselves, and to be open
about their feelings without fear of alienation.