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The Resource The Invisible Orientation : an Introduction to Asexuality

The Invisible Orientation : an Introduction to Asexuality

Label
The Invisible Orientation : an Introduction to Asexuality
Title
The Invisible Orientation
Title remainder
an Introduction to Asexuality
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What if you weren't sexually attracted to anyone?A growing number of people are identifying as asexual. They aren't sexually attracted to anyone, and they consider it a sexual orientation-like gay, straight, or bisexual. Asexuality is the invisible orientation. Most people believe that "everyone" wants sex, that "everyone" understands what it means to be attracted to other people, and that "everyone" wants to date and mate. But that's where asexual people are left out-they don't find other people sexually attractive, and if and when they say so, they are very rarely treated as though that's oka
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Decker, Julie Sondra
Dewey number
306.76
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ73
LC item number
.D43 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sexual orientation
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Sexual orientation
Label
The Invisible Orientation : an Introduction to Asexuality
Instantiates
Publication
Note
So How Can I Acknowledge Their Existence?
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; My Story; What Is This Book About?; Who Is This Book For?; Why Was This Book Written?; PART ONE: ASEXUALITY 101; The Basics; Asexuality Is a Sexual Orientation; Asexuality Is a Mature State; Asexuality Is a Description; Asexuality Is a Healthy Status; Asexuality Is a Reasonable Possibility; PART TWO: ASEXUAL EXPERIENCES; Romantic Orientation; Romanticism; Aromanticism; Grayromanticism; Demiromanticism; Libido and Masturbation; Intimate and Sexual Activity; Polyamory and Non-Monogamy; Kink, Fetish Play, and BDSM
  • Gray AreasGraysexuality; Demisexuality; Asexual Relationships; Society, Discrimination, and Queer Communities; Asexual Community; Young and Asexual; Older and Asexual; Asexual Women, Asexual Men; Asexual People of Color; Gay / Queer and Asexual; Transgender and Asexual; Other Non-Cisgender / Non-Binary Identities and Asexuality; Autistic and Asexual; Disability, Illness, Mental Illness, Disorders, and Asexuality; Asexual People and Entertainment; Asexual Community Insiders; Non-Asexual People; The Asexual Experience; PART THREE: THE MANY MYTHS OF ASEXUALITY; Bingo!
  • Aren't They Using the Word Asexual Incorrectly?Is Asexuality Based On Fear of or Anger Toward Other Genders?; Do People Become Asexual Because They Fail at Dating?; Do People Become Asexual Because They're Physically Unattractive?; Do Asexual People Have a Physical or Hormonal Problem?; Are Asexual People Too Distracted by Their Busy Lives to Be Sexual?; Did Asexual People Have a Bad Sexual Experience and Swear Off Sex?; Could Asexual People Be Suffering From Trauma Brought on by Sexual Abuse?; Could Asexual People Be Secretly Gay?; Have Asexual People Just Not Met the Right Person?
  • Is Asexuality a Religious Statement?Are Asexual People Going Through a Phase or Seeking Attention by Being Different?; Wouldn't Asexual People Be Lonely All the Time?; Are Asexual People Repressed, Boring, or Dispassionate?; Aren't Asexual People Being Awfully Selfish? Isn't an Asexual Person a Tease?; Don't Asexual People Need to Procreate?; Do Asexual People Hate Sex or People Who Have Sex?; Should Asexual People Get Therapy to Be Fixed?; Aren't Asexual People So Lucky to Have Simple, Uncomplicated Lives Without Sex?
  • Shouldn't Asexual People Let an Experienced Sexual Partner Change Their Minds?PART FOUR: IF YOU'RE ASEXUAL (OR THINK YOU MIGHT BE); Am I Asexual?; But This Changes Everything!; Should I Come Out?; How Should I Handle the Criticism?; What If I'm a Teenager? Everyone Keeps Calling Me a "Late Bloomer."; What If I'm Already in a Relationship, or Want to Be? What Do I Tell My Partner(s)?; So Where Do I Go From Here?; PART FIVE: IF SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS ASEXUAL (OR MIGHT BE); A Message for Non-Asexual People; What Does It All Mean?; What Do Asexual People Want? How Can I Make Them Feel Accepted?
Control code
888747909
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (378 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781631440175
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
584f842f-391e-460d-a118-0395abd9a249
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)888747909
Label
The Invisible Orientation : an Introduction to Asexuality
Publication
Note
So How Can I Acknowledge Their Existence?
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; My Story; What Is This Book About?; Who Is This Book For?; Why Was This Book Written?; PART ONE: ASEXUALITY 101; The Basics; Asexuality Is a Sexual Orientation; Asexuality Is a Mature State; Asexuality Is a Description; Asexuality Is a Healthy Status; Asexuality Is a Reasonable Possibility; PART TWO: ASEXUAL EXPERIENCES; Romantic Orientation; Romanticism; Aromanticism; Grayromanticism; Demiromanticism; Libido and Masturbation; Intimate and Sexual Activity; Polyamory and Non-Monogamy; Kink, Fetish Play, and BDSM
  • Gray AreasGraysexuality; Demisexuality; Asexual Relationships; Society, Discrimination, and Queer Communities; Asexual Community; Young and Asexual; Older and Asexual; Asexual Women, Asexual Men; Asexual People of Color; Gay / Queer and Asexual; Transgender and Asexual; Other Non-Cisgender / Non-Binary Identities and Asexuality; Autistic and Asexual; Disability, Illness, Mental Illness, Disorders, and Asexuality; Asexual People and Entertainment; Asexual Community Insiders; Non-Asexual People; The Asexual Experience; PART THREE: THE MANY MYTHS OF ASEXUALITY; Bingo!
  • Aren't They Using the Word Asexual Incorrectly?Is Asexuality Based On Fear of or Anger Toward Other Genders?; Do People Become Asexual Because They Fail at Dating?; Do People Become Asexual Because They're Physically Unattractive?; Do Asexual People Have a Physical or Hormonal Problem?; Are Asexual People Too Distracted by Their Busy Lives to Be Sexual?; Did Asexual People Have a Bad Sexual Experience and Swear Off Sex?; Could Asexual People Be Suffering From Trauma Brought on by Sexual Abuse?; Could Asexual People Be Secretly Gay?; Have Asexual People Just Not Met the Right Person?
  • Is Asexuality a Religious Statement?Are Asexual People Going Through a Phase or Seeking Attention by Being Different?; Wouldn't Asexual People Be Lonely All the Time?; Are Asexual People Repressed, Boring, or Dispassionate?; Aren't Asexual People Being Awfully Selfish? Isn't an Asexual Person a Tease?; Don't Asexual People Need to Procreate?; Do Asexual People Hate Sex or People Who Have Sex?; Should Asexual People Get Therapy to Be Fixed?; Aren't Asexual People So Lucky to Have Simple, Uncomplicated Lives Without Sex?
  • Shouldn't Asexual People Let an Experienced Sexual Partner Change Their Minds?PART FOUR: IF YOU'RE ASEXUAL (OR THINK YOU MIGHT BE); Am I Asexual?; But This Changes Everything!; Should I Come Out?; How Should I Handle the Criticism?; What If I'm a Teenager? Everyone Keeps Calling Me a "Late Bloomer."; What If I'm Already in a Relationship, or Want to Be? What Do I Tell My Partner(s)?; So Where Do I Go From Here?; PART FIVE: IF SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS ASEXUAL (OR MIGHT BE); A Message for Non-Asexual People; What Does It All Mean?; What Do Asexual People Want? How Can I Make Them Feel Accepted?
Control code
888747909
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (378 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781631440175
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
584f842f-391e-460d-a118-0395abd9a249
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)888747909

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