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Asexuality

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

Ravishly | Posted 03.08.2016 | Queer Voices
Ravishly

However you feel about labels, hopefully we can agree that they can be useful tools. They help us access the vocabulary we crave to have productive, inclusive conversations about ourselves and across differences

Pomosexual, Menosexual, And 13 Other Sexuality Terms You Maybe Never Heard Of

Mikki del Monico | Posted 02.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Mikki del Monico

Labels can feel validating -- as well as limiting -- but what labels really represent is the fact that most of us want to feel like we belong somewhere.

Why Some Asexuals Masturbate (And A Few Other Things They Want You To Know)

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.09.2016 | Queer Voices

While sexual orientations beyond heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality are beginning to receive more attention and understanding from mainstr...

Here's What It's Like To Go Through Life Without Wanting To Have Sex

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Despite more and more people becoming aware of the expansive variety of sexual orientations out there, asexuality remains widely unknown and unexplore...

This Is What Asexual People Want You To Know About Their Lives

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

What does it mean to be asexual in the modern age? It's not an easy question to answer, of course. Still, 17 asexual people shared their thoughts on t...

This Is What Asexuality Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In honor of Asexuality Awareness Week, a poignant new video is shedding some much-needed insight into what it means to [truly] be asexual in the moder...

What's A Skoliosexual?

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Miley Cyrus made headlines over the summer when she came out as pansexual, thereby introducing many people to a term that they may have heard before b...

This Man Identifies As 'Graysexual.' Here's What That Means.

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

You know what "gay" and "lesbian" and "bisexual" mean. You might even know what "asexual" and "pansexual" mean. But have you ever heard of someone ide...

How Bruce Jenner's Story Allowed Me to Finally See My Own

Dori Hartley | Posted 06.27.2015 | Impact
Dori Hartley

After seeing Bruce Jenner's outstanding interview last night with Diane Sawyer, I felt so tightly locked on to some of the things he said that I couldn't shake the feeling of pure truth in his words. I related to that truth in my own life's experience.

What It's Really Like To Be Asexual

Literally, Darling | Posted 12.25.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

There's no way to escape it or avoid it. I don't even have the option of joining a hippie commune like I could if I was tired of capitalism, greed and processed foods.

Sunday School Taught Me That Jesus Was Straight... And Other Myths and Legends of Yore

Brett Webb-Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Brett Webb-Mitchell

There was never any discussion about the married status of these biblical people. It was simply assumed that they were all straight, just like my family: a mom and dad, children, grandparents, aunts and uncles.

What Does It Mean To Be Asexual?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

As we continue our celebration of Asexuality Awareness Week in conjunction with LGBT History Month, it is important that we take a moment to discuss a...

WATCH: It's Okay To Be Asexual

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Asexual Awareness Week, a week to recognize and celebrate individuals who identify as asexual, began yesterday and will run through Oct. 26. Occur...

Huffington This Week: Change of Heart

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.22.2013 | Parents
Arianna Huffington

As Rachel writes about her 6 year-old, she realized with horror that "the two words I most commonly spoke to my little lover of life were: 'Hurry up.'" It's a moving reminder to not let our lives pass us by, and a joyful account of how it is possible to change our lives for the better.

Huffington Issue 63: Asexuality, Amazon Art And Gluten-Free Takeout

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This week in Huffington, we take a close look at the asexual community, exploring the history of the movement and presenting the current research on a...

WATCH: Psychologist Debunks Myths About Asexuality

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

On Friday, clinical psychologist Lori Brotto debunked some common myths about asexuality during a segment on HuffPost Live. "One of the prevailing...

Dominique Mosbergen

What Does The Future Look Like For The Asexual Community?

HuffingtonPost.com | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This is the sixth part of a six-part series on asexuality, in which we explore the history of the asexual movement, uncover current research on asexua...

Dominique Mosbergen

The Battle For LGBT Inclusion

HuffingtonPost.com | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This is the fifth part of a six-part series on asexuality, in which we explore the history of the asexual movement, uncover current research on asexua...

Dominique Mosbergen

'I Hope You Get Raped'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This is the fourth part of a six-part series on asexuality, in which we explore the history of the asexual movement, uncover current research on asexu...

Dominique Mosbergen

Love, Romance And Masturbation In The Asexual Community

HuffingtonPost.com | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This is the third part of a six-part series on asexuality, in which we explore the history of the asexual movement, uncover current research on asexua...

Dominique Mosbergen

INFOGRAPHIC: The Asexual Spectrum

HuffingtonPost.com | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This is part of a six-part series on asexuality, in which we explore the history of the asexual movement, uncover current research on asexuality, debu...

Dominique Mosbergen

Is Asexuality A Disorder?

HuffingtonPost.com | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This is the second part of a six-part series on asexuality, in which we explore the history of the asexual movement, uncover current research on asexu...

Dominique Mosbergen

What Is Asexuality?

HuffingtonPost.com | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This is the first part of a six-part series on asexuality, in which we explore the history of the asexual movement, uncover current research on asexua...

Asexuality: The 'X' In A Sexual World

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An asexual is someone "who does not experience sexual attraction," according to a definition found on the Asexual Visibility and Education Network, th...

Chef Serves Up Own Genitals At Banquet (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.27.2012 | Weird News

This chef's got balls. Mao Sugiyama, a self-described "asexual" from Tokyo, cooked up, seasoned and served his own genitalia to five diners at a sw...