7 Asexuality

Chapter 7: Asexuality 

There is a useful special issues of the journal Psychology & Sexuality on this topic:

Carrigan, M., Morrison, T., & Gupta, K. (2013). I do not miss what I do not want: Asexual identities, asexual lives. Special issue of Psychology & Sexuality, 4(2).

There are several helpful websites on this topic:

AVEN: http://www.asexuality.org (The frequently asked questions here are particularly helpful for people themselves, family and friends, and relationships)

Introduction to asexuality: http://universitybetweenthecracks.wordpress.com/2012/01/11/an-introduction-to-asexuality/

Asexuality in the spotlight: http://asexualitystudies.org/spotlight

Assumptions of asexuality in disabled people, and alternatives, are covered in:

Kaufman, M., Silverberg, C., & Odette, F. (2007). The ultimate guide to sex and disability: For all of us who live with disabilities, chronic pain, and illness. Berkeley, CA: Cleis Press.

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