1970

Artifacts from the 1970s

“Sexual Orientation and Self-Perception”

A study that reimagines the Kinsey Scale as a two-dimensional spectrum that accounts for asexuality

Asexual Research Bibliography

A comprehensive bibliography of academic research on asexuality

1977–2021
“Asexual and Autoerotic Women: Two Invisible Groups”

One of the first academic papers on asexuality

William Burroughs interviews David Bowie

An interview with David Bowie in which he talks about asexuality

1974
Off Our Backs, vol. 3, no. 5

An issue of a feminist news journal that mentions asexuality

1973
“Choose Your Label” Barnard College

A photo of activists at Barnard College inviting people to choose their own label

1973
The Asexual Manifesto

A paper by the Asexual Caucus of the New York Radical Feminists