2010

Artifacts from the 2010s

“Asexuality BC (Before Cake)”

A personal recounting of early asexual history by an early AVEN member

2017
“The Evolution of Online Asexual Discourse”

An academic dissertation on asexual history and online asexual discourse from the late 1990s to the early 2010s

Nat Titman’s talk at WorldPride Asexual Conference

A talk at WorldPride Asexual Conference 2012 on early asexual history

2012
“A thought: ‘WTFromantic’”

The term “quoiromantic” is coined in a blog post

2012
“Writhing in the Throes of Unrequited Like”

The term “WTFromantic” is coined in a blog post

2011
“Word of the Day: Queerplatonic”

The term “queerplatonic” is first introduced on Tumblr by its coiner

2011
“A history of asexuality”

A timeline of asexual history, with a major focus on early online asexual communities

2011
“A/romanticism”

The terms “queerplatonic” and “zucchini” are coined in the comments of a blog post on aromanticism

2010
Introduction of the asexual pride flag

The asexual pride flag is proposed, designed, voted on, and decided on across a series of AVEN forum threads.

2009–2010
Haven for the Human Amoeba

The first major online community for asexuals

Asexual Research Bibliography

A comprehensive bibliography of academic research on asexuality

1977–2021