asexual

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sexless

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not having or involving sex

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"I don't want or need sex to enjoy my life and I'm not alone." This year a handful of asexuals marched at the Dublin Pride Parade carrying the banner "asexuals exist" next to men in leather g-strings and women in skimpy bikinis.
Ours is arguably a sexual law, casting asexuals on the outside in a
(11) In his inaugural paper, Bogaert defined asexuals as people who reported having never experienced sexual attraction to either women or men.
" Asexuals are those who have no inclination towards sex.
Published in the journal American Naturalist, the article highlights the fact that when an asexual creature reproduces, it makes clones-exact genetic copies of itself.
Brian, an asexual navy veteran from Virginia, USA, said: ``Where we draw the line is the desire to interact sexually with other people.
The ancient asexuals then, if they really are asexuals, are giving mixed results for the theories explaining sex.
Many people believe sex is the consummation of love, but asexuals can feel love, too.
In the only other field study known to us where life histories of mixed populations of sexuals and asexuals were extensively studied, Michaels and Bazzaz (1986) reported a higher seed production, but smaller seeds and lower survival, of apomictic Antennaria parlinii when compared to sexual conspecifics.
Such a perspective could shed light on the conflicting results found in studies examining the ecological tolerance of asexuals. If certain environments tend to be dominated by soft selective pressures and others by hard selection, it is possible that there may exist a range in the degree of environmental sensitivity between asexual populations, with those at either extreme conforming to either the frozen niche or the general-purpose genotype hypothesis.
We are being asked to convert homosexuals and heterosexuals to asexuals. Forget it!
You know, you've got the gays marching for the right to be cocksucking homosexuals, and then you have the asexuals marching for the right to not--do anything.
coli and the New Science of Life (2008), says new evidence from a colony of New Zealand snails explains how sex simply improves the fitness of a population more reliably than asexual reproduction.
Gametocytes are nonreplicating parasites that develop from the replicating blood stage (asexual) parasites, and the only stages capable of infecting mosquitoes.