asexuality

Broadly

Asexual People Tell Us What Their Romantic Lives Are Like

“I can look into my girlfriend’s eyes and feel the warmth that anyone in a happy relationship will feel—I just don’t feel that sexual urge to jump someone’s bones," and other stories of ace love.
Serena Sonoma
1.24.19
Broadly

How I Seek Out Intimacy as an Asexual Person

As a queer, asexual person I often felt like an outsider growing up. But now I've found my community of people like me, in a society that seems to revolve around sex.
Soofiya
10.11.18
Sexuality

What It's Like to Come Out as Asexual

Most of us know someone who has come out as gay, or bisexual, or even transgender. But less is known about asexuality, including what it's like to tell friends and family you identify as "ace". Here, three women describe the conversations that changed...
Aimee Knight
3.14.17
LGBTQ

How Some Asexuals Use Erotica to Get Off

Through erotic fiction and comics, one can explore sexuality in a way that doesn't involve flesh and fluids.
Richa Kaul Padte
3.6.17
sharks

How That Female Zebra Shark Reproduced Without a Male Partner

Girl I didn't know you could get down like that.
Madison Margolin
1.18.17
Sex

We Asked Asexuals What They Fantasize About

"I fantasize about my future with my partner, achieving a certain level of success in our careers, getting out of debt. Oh, and cake. Don't forget about cake."
Helaina Hovitz
12.21.16
Stuff

What Do Asexuals Think About Our Sex-Obsessed World?

"I don't understand why there are so many songs about sex and how awesome it feels, but there are almost none about chocolate."
Julian Morgans
3.18.15
Photo

Meeting and Understanding the Asexual Community

A photographer and sociologist team up to get a firsthand perspective from eight asexuals.
Mark Carrigan and Holly Falconer
2.25.15
Stuff

​What We Learned About Sex in 2014

Technology is changing the way we have sex, "rosebudding" is a thing, the British government can't handle face-sitting, and everybody likes butts.
Monica Heisey
12.24.14
Stuff

Aromantics Just Want to Be Your Friend

You might be familiar with asexuality, but are you familiar with aromanticism? They're never gonna fall in love—because they don't want to.
Amelia Tait
9.19.14