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Understanding asexuality

Author: Anthony F Bogaert
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a world where people often feel compelled to advertise their sexual inclinations and preferences, many people identify as asexual, lacking sexual attraction to either men or women. This book introduces the idea of asexuality as a fourth category of sexual orientation and reveals the historical, biological, and social aspects of asexuality.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony F Bogaert
ISBN: 9781442201002 1442201002
OCLC Number: 898051930
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2012.
Description: vii, 183 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The A, B, C, and Ds of sex (and asex) --
3. History --
4. The prevalence of asexuality --
5. To masturbate or not to masturbate --
6. Sex and gender --
7. Forging an (a)sexual identity --
8. The madness of sex --
9. Do you have hypoactive skydiving disorder? --
10. A monster in all of our lives --
11. Art and food on planet sex --
12. (A)sexuality and humor --
13. Just because --
14.
Responsibility: Anthony F. Bogaert.

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Essential reading for anyone who wants to explore how asexuality is transforming our understanding of sex. -- David Jay, founder of Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN) Despite an Read more...

 
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