The Asexual, or “Ace”, community could be statistically tiny but has a growing presence through online fellowshipIntroduction to Asexual Identities & Resource Guide

The Asexual, or “Ace”, community could be statistically tiny but has a growing presence through online fellowshipIntroduction to Asexual Identities & Resource Guide

ACE: Asexual Identities and Site Guide

by Isabel Williams, university of Charleston (with improvements from Elizabeth Ponds, 2017 summer time Fellow)

Introduction:

. In an attempt to fight erasure and discrimination from without and in the LGBTQIA community, asexual individuals or “aces” have actually a rich tradition of symbology and slang. While scholarship and study on asexuality is quite restricted, bloggers and music artists are increasingly producing a residential district of self-determination that will not start to see the dependence on other people to spell out their identities for them. The Asexual Visibility and Education system AVEN had been launched in 2001 and it has supplied greater understanding of the asexual community since its inception. In 2008, Acebook went real time and started linking the asexual community online. Last year the documentary movie (A)sexual premiered, exposing more outside of this Ace community to your tips of what asexuality appears like for a lot of.

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