Artifacts from the 1990s


An anoymous user asks alt.answers.human-sexuality about asexual discussion groups


“Committed, Loving, yet Asexual Relationships”

A user in an online newsgroup asks for advice finding a committed partnership as an sexual person


“Glossary of Sexual Terms”

An online glossary of sexual terms that defines asexuality as an “absence of sexual feeling”


“I plan to die a virgin.”

A usenet conversation in which the original poster talks about being asexual


“My life as an amoeba”

A blog post about coming out as asexual


“No Sex Please, I’m Morrissey”

An interview with the British pop singer Morrissey which discusses his sexuality and celibacy

“Some married couples enjoy celibacy”

A newspaper article about married couples who are celibate


“Study focuses on sexuality and disabilities”

A newspaper article about a study on asexuality and disabilities


“Teacher’s message dismays a parent”

An advice columnist clarifies that homosexuality, bisexuality, and asexuality are not sexes


Gender Flex, vol. 11, iss. 14

An article in a queer newsjournal that mentions and defines “asexual” and “onosexual”


Gender Flex, vol. 3, iss. 19

An article in a queer newsjournal about intersex people mentions asexuality


Gender Flex, vol. 4, iss. 23

An article in a queer newsjournal that mentions that trans men can be of any orientation, including asexual

The Mismeasure of Desire: The Science, Theory, and Ethics of Sexual Orientation

A book on human sexuality that points out how the Kinsey scale fails to account for asexuals


TV Guise, vol. 1, iss. 9

An article in a newsjournal that calls on all kinds of queer folks, including asexuals, to form a PAC

Asexual Research Bibliography

A comprehensive bibliography of academic research on asexuality


Asexuality on Dear Abby

The term “asexual” is used in a response to a Dear Abby letter

Human Sexuality: An Encyclopedia

An entry in an encyclopedia of human sexuality that mentions asexuality

Jim Sinclair’s Articles About Intersexuality

A series of essays on Jim Sinclair’s personal blog in which xe talks about being intersex and asexual


Leather Spinsters: Asexuality

A page on the website for the Leather Spinsters dedicated to their asexual members