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Asexuality is an underrepresented group within the LGBTQIA community, and therefore, it’s often misunderstood.
Contrary to popular belief, asexuality does not equal celibacy.
Asexual people and their preferences fall on a spectrum, similar to sexuality, so they’re not all the same.
Yes, some of them even have sex and orgasms.
As the LGBTQIA community continues to gain visibility and voice, you may have encountered the word represented by the “A” in that acronym — “asexual” or “asexuality” — but do you know what it really means? Often times, asexuality is passed over as a synonym for celibacy or sexual abstinence, but in fact, the two are not synonymous at all.
According to the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN), “An asexual is someone who does not experience sexual attraction.” See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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