“We have to assume there’s a lot of cryptic sex going on,” said a researcher about Québec’s reindeer lichen populations.
In a monogamy-obsessed culture where everything revolves around finding or pleasing “the one”, having multiple partners helped me focus on my own needs and happiness.
A holiday all about romance, sex, and intimacy, we wanted to find out what Valentine’s Day is like for people who experience these things in more atypical ways.
“This one time, I was at a community event and someone kept referring to me as ‘she/her’. When I told them that this is not my pronoun, they told me, ‘You're too pretty to be a boy.’”
Rory identifies most closely as 'greysexual', meaning that they only experience sexual desire under very specific conditions.
This 22-year-old went from being engaged to a man to feeling asexual, to finally finding happiness in being intimate with women.
Porn, trial-and-error, Sidney Sheldon—LGBTQ+ youth tell us about their initiation into the world of sex and sexuality in a country where sex ed is either super-hetero or missing altogether.
After some controversy over “ace” and “poly” inclusion, they told us what queer identity means to them.
"I've even been told that the reason I don't have sex is because nobody wants to sleep with me."
You can count the number of mainstream asexual characters on one hand.