How Asexuality Is More Complicated You Think

Editor’s Note: There are also sexual identities that fall outside the spectrums covered in this video, including pansexuality.

Asexuality is defined as not experiencing sexual attraction. Seems straightforward, right? But like most things, asexuality isn’t as simple as it appears.

Within asexuality, there are many different spectra to consider, from gender and sexual attraction to sexual drive and desire. There is a lot of nuance to this identity.

Check out this video for a helpful introduction!

(And for a helpful article on dating while asexual, click here.)

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