Understanding Asexuality: What Does Asexual Mean?
Defining Asexuality: Exploring the Basics Asexuality is a sexual orientation characterized by the lack of sexual attraction to any gender. Asexual individuals may experience romantic attraction, but not sexual attraction. This means that asexual individuals do not experience sexual desire or sexual fantasies, and they do not feel the need to engage in sexual activities. Asexuality is not the same…Read More »
Understanding LGBTQIA: What the Letters Stand For
Introduction to LGBTQIA: Meaning and History The acronym LGBTQIA stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual/Ally. It is a way to refer collectively to the diverse group of individuals who identify as a sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression outside of the traditional heterosexual/cisgender norms. The origins of the LGBTQIA movement can be traced back to the…Read More »