by Justin Lehmiller Asexuality is a term that different people define in somewhat different ways. Most often, however, asexuals tend to be characterized as persons who do not experience sexual attraction. This definition doesn’t entirely capture all of the diversity that exists within the asexual community, though.
By Justin Lehmiller What is a day in the life of a sex researcher like? In this interview series, I talk to some of the world’s foremost authorities on sex in order to answer this question, but also to provide a glimpse into what they’re currently working on, what the media tends to get… Read more »
Asexuality is a sexual orientation. Asexual individuals – sometimes called “aces” – experience a lack of a sexual attraction for other people and/or have a lack of interest or low interest in sexual relationships or behavior. Many still pursue romantic or intimate emotional relationships.
By Dr. Justin Lehmiller The nature of asexuality is something that scientists have been debating for years. Some have argued that it’s a mental disorder, others have classified it as a sexual dysfunction, some claim that it’s an unusual sexual interest (technically known as a paraphilia), and yet others consider it to be a… Read more »