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What It Means To Be 'Aromantic,' According To Aromantic People
For starters, just because you're aromantic doesn't mean you're asexual too.
Why I Find BoJack Horseman’s Depiction of Asexuality Deeply Relatable
'BoJack Horseman' depicts the unique ways in which marginalized people are forced to contend with a world that often doesn’t feel designed for us.
3 people explain what it's really like to be aromantic
Aromantic, or 'aro' people experience sexual and romantic attraction differently. Here's what it's like to be LGBTQ+ and aromantic.
The Terrifying Power of ‘Love’ – the Pressure Aromantic People Face
There has to be more focus on romantic pressure and the very real threat of romantic abuse.
Asexual People Can Be Sexually Assaulted Too
Some asexual people say they've been pressured into sex, or assaulted or raped by people trying to "correct" their identities — and afterward, they still aren't believed.
7 things you should know about identifying as aromantic — or not being romantically attracted to others
Some people identity as aromantic, which basically means they aren't romantically attracted to others. Here are common myths and misconceptions (including how it compares to asexuality) and what you need to know about what being aromantic means.
Existing and Defying Stereotypes as an A-spec Disabled Person
To be a good representative for both communities, should I hide that I am disabled, or should I hide that I’m on the asexual/aromantic spectrum?
What It's Actually Like To Come Out As Asexual | MTV UK
Writer Amelia Ace shares her experience...
Asexual Disabled People Exist, But Don't Make Assumptions About Us - Rooted in Rights
“How do you have sex?” “Are you even interested in dating?” “Do you have any feeling ‘down there’?” These are…
So What Does Good Asexual and Aromantic Representation Look Like?
It is far from just showing a perpetually single character.
We Asked Asexuals About Their Relationship to Pride
After some controversy over “ace” and “poly” inclusion, they told us what queer identity means to them.
Asexuality is still hugely misunderstood. TV is slowly changing that.
TV is gradually making room for more asexual characters — but few shows are up to the challenge.
Why It's Not OK That Marginalized Characters Are Almost Never Single In Literature
When was the last time you read a book with an LGBTQIA+ protagonist whose identity wasn’t defined by their romantic…
Online dating isn’t easy — especially when you’re asexual
The struggle to find a match when you’re looking for romance, but not necessarily sex First dates, by and large,…
Examining the Whiteness of the Ace Community
Although ace visibility is changing, whiteness still dominates the community.
Asexual Authors Speak Out About Representation In Fiction
For a long time, I believed Lai — the main character in my debut YA fantasy novella, Keeper of the Dawn — had no interest in romance. She was too focused on trying to build a life that matched her…
Why We Need More Positive Representations Of Asexual Characters On Television
Many of the few asexual-coded characters in mainstream media have been depicted as outcasts or social deviants — and fans hope that Jughead on Riverdale could change that.
The truth about identifying as asexual in the Midwest
Kayla Fields was the school prude of Bedford North Lawrence High School. She dated a handful of boys who pursued her, but the relationships never lasted more than a week. It wasn’t that she didn’t…
Riverdale’s Jughead is no longer asexual, and that’s a problem for fans
The community speaks out
4 Ways to Promote Positive Asexual Media Representation
No matter whether it’s a work of fiction, an interview, a film, a podcast, or a television show, we don’t get a lot of favourable or accurate media representation. Also, work done by ace creators isn’t well-recognized.
7 Tips for Coming Out as Ace
For the first time, I had shared an identity that deeply resonated with me and it felt like a first step toward being open and honest about myself.
Study on Trans Discrimination Explores Trans Aces
A recently released analysis of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey has shed some much needed light on the experiences of trans and gender non-conforming asexual spectrum individuals.
The Battle For LGBT Inclusion
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 asexuality, debunk common misconceptions and discuss the...