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14 Reasons Why You Need To Better Understand Asexuality

| Right | June 8, 2020

Dear readers,

A couple of weeks ago, we ran an LGBT+ roundup for Harvey Milk day. It was pointed out to us in the comments that we forgot a very important component of the ‘plus’ part of LGBT+, and we would like to apologize for that and make it right.

As the following collection of stories will make starkly clear, there is a large misunderstanding of asexuality and demisexuality, and what it is. This issue became so prevalent that those affected had to design their own flag to help encourage representation:

Black:  Asexuality.
Grey: Grey-Asexuality and Demisexuality.
White: Non-asexual partners and allies.
Purple: Community.

So please understand the frustration of asexual people everywhere as you read this selection of 13 stories from our archives:


Finally Off The Hook – Educate one, change the life of another. Score!

Godless And Sexless – For those who don’t believe in sex.

Unsolicited Hookups Really Get My Goat – If she had to choose between him and the goat, she’d still choose the goat.

Graded Ace-Plus – Apparently, asexual = no privacy.

Needs Some Atolerance – Nah… you just haven’t found the right person yet!

Momentarily Disoriented – Until people start respecting this demographic you’d better believe it’s part of Pride Parade!

No Ship, Sherlock – Sherlock didn’t need a girlfriend or a boyfriend to be brilliant.

Opposites Attract Confusion – “Cute” is not a reason to change your entire way of life.

Astrip Club – Now hear us out, we have this amazing idea…

Immature Irony – Okay fine, we couldn’t resist putting this one in. One of the editors is a boy…

Didn’t Get That Straightened Out – The definition of asexual is not the only thing you’re learning today!

Causing Dis-Scent – What’s worse than their ignorance are their flirtation skills!

Atypically Asexual – When you have to explain it so many times that this happens:

Frying Pansexual – Asexuality, but now with added iron!


We hope you enjoyed this collection of stories! Know any that we missed? Let us know in the comments! Want to submit your own story? Do it here!

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