Asexuality and Sexual Fluidity. I once knew a guy who started every one of our few and far between conversations with this line: “So, are you still asexual?”
The third or fourth time he asked me that question, I got irritated and asked him to stop saying it every time we spoke. Want to guess his reaction? A. He apologized and agreed to stop? B. C. Yes, friends, the answer is of course C. After an extensive discussion of why repeatedly asking me if I’m “still asexual” is NOT, in fact, a “fair question,” I stopped talking to him. Why? Discord Comics - Shades Cover. Asexuality Object Fetishes and Other 21st Century Phenoms 05/04 by Seriously Sexual. Explicit follow Call in to speak with the host Join us at our regularly scheduled time for another rousing episode of Seriously Sexual.
This week, Dr. Human. « just a spinster. Asexual Advice. March 25, 2008 Dr. David McKenzie: "Asexuality and Sexual Orientation" This is your chance to effect what students in 4 human sexuality classes learn about #asexuality. Alright, so it’s that time of the semester again!
My friend Justine is about to assign some asexuality-related work to the students in her human sexuality classes and asked me to put together some work. The work will take the place of one class period (that is cancelled) and homework for that period, as well as give them some talking points the next class. Justine is actually one of the few sexologists I know who is ace-positive and well educated on the subject so I am more than confident about her ability to discuss it with her class (as well as anyone can possibly discuss any sexuality-related subject with a group of undergrads… no offense, but there’s always a few… you know what I mean).
Last semester the work load was supposed to cover two consecutive classes which were canceled so I created Ace Curriculum 1.0 from which I got some valuable feedback about what worked and what didn’t work. The goals: Human Rights Petition: Executive Producers of House: Reconsider your portrayals of asexual characters! Asexual people, grey-a’s and our allies fight every day to be accepted in a world which assumes that people who do not experience sexual attraction are broken.
The House episode “Better Half”, aired on January 23rd, 2012, reinforced this assumption. It portrayed two characters whose asexuality was dismissed as being caused by either medical pathology or deception. The episode begins by portraying... The episode begins by portraying asexuality appropriately; this meaningful work is immediately undercut with the resolution of the episode. There are very few openly asexual characters portrayed in popular media and as a result the few who are play a significant role in shaping public opinion in about our community. The episode encourages viewers to meet asexuality with skepticism rather than acceptance, to probe asexual people for causes of our “condition” rather than to accept us as a part of the natural spectrum of human sexual diversity. Sincerely, The Undersigned Estimado Sr. Asexuality: Shit Sexual People Say (to Asexual People)
Edit: This call for collaboration is now over, and the video is made: original post continues below.
Hi y'all, You may have seen the "Shit Girls Say" video and the multiple parodies in the format of "S*** [group] says to [other group]" lately. Asexuality. "OK," writes Annette, in an introductory email: "I am 47 but look younger, probably because I take good care of myself and also do not have the stress of a husband and kids.
" At first glance it reads like the "describe yourself" section of a dating site, which is ironic, considering that Annette is one of several people responding to my search for case studies on a forum for people who are asexual. That is, people who have little to no interest in sex. Asexuality. Audio. A[RT]SEXUAL. In between gorging on bad television and family gossip this Christmas, I realised something pretty great.
My family - all of them, even the most religious of aunts, now accept my sexuality. I’m not even a curiosity anymore - questions about my girlfriend slip in easily in between holiday and baby chat. Society’s pretty ok with it too. Lez soap plot lines are two a penny, gay fashion is ubiquitous and now Europe even has gay retirement homes. I’ll probably be in one in fifty years, catching up on vintage L Word episodes and knitting rainbow jumpers. As recent sitter Joe pointed out to me, even the oft-cited Kinsey scale mentioned asexuality.
Anyway, I digress. 101 Asexy Sex Scenes. Hidden Sexual Normativity.
Research. Videos. Articles. View topic - The Storms model. I read the article about bisexuality and have decided that the instrument they used is not reliable at all.
There is a correlation with self-reported sexual orientation and genital response in males, but it isn't a very good one--not nearly good enough to reliably predict/find out someone's sexual orientation. And some people did have bisexual response, but the article ignored them because they had self-reported Kinsey scores of 0 and 6. So now I'm back on board with the 2-Dimensional scale for sexual orientation. While we're talking about it, I'll make another really long post (sorry). Map of AceSexologist.