asexuality


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Synonyms for asexuality

having no evident sex or sex organs

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The purpose here, as noted earlier, is to offer tools for advocates and thinkers focused on asexuality and to provide a framework for a broader set of readers to use asexuality to recognize unstated legal assumptions that help to constitute sexuality more generally.
As something adult authors and readers get off on and want to encourage children to find desirable also, the asexuality of children's literature often has a suspiciously sexual charge.
Then I read about asexuality on the Internet and realised I fitted the bill, that there were lots of other people like me and that there was nothing wrong with me at all.
More importantly, there is a support group for you at AVEN at asexuality.
Precisely because the typical "proper woman" of the early nineteenth century was characterized by asexuality, purity, sobriety, and self-effacement, when a woman became a drinker, she was perceived as a mad and dangerous Bacchante.
The unique feature of this system is that, although females become asexual, their sons need not be, and instead have the ability to spread the asexuality gene to sexual populations--in effect, by a process of contagious asexuality.
260) The concurring judge also foresaw a possible equal protection claim based on sex, but only if plaintiffs could show that "heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, and asexuality are 'biologically fated.
Her work on asexuality has appeared in GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, Sexualities, Feminism and Psychology, Psychology and Sexuality, and in the book Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives.
The desired good is to be a beam in Jesus' eye and to model his asexuality.
As you can probably tell, an anti-romance is unlikely to find a traditional publisher, but with the current divorce rates, asexuality movement, and the general state of affairs in realistic “loving” relationships, there are many readers that can benefit from this inverse perspective on self-less love for others, and the selfish love for one's self.
Drawing on current research and guidelines from major professional associations, the book offer plain-language explanations of everything from sadomasochism to asexuality.
Simone, a 25-year-old from Manchester who works in the legal profession, continues, 'I found out about asexuality when I was 18 but even though I 'came out' to my family and friends I still struggled with the idea of 'not being normal' for a few years.
7) Complementary to this ploy, King also dismisses ideological constructions of Southern women's asexuality, in contrast to the widespread cultural perception of men's physical needs: "I had heard all the whispers about those male problems known as 'blue balls' or 'lover's nuts,' but there was no name for the comparable pain that women feel because officially, women were not supposed to feel it" (He 19-20).
These attractions are generally subsumed under heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, and asexuality.