'Ace' is the first book of its kind. Here’s why anyone, asexual or not, should read it.

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'Ace' is the first book of its kind. Here’s why anyone, asexual or not, should read it.

In case my job title of “sex and relationships reporter” isn’t a clue, I’m a sexual person. Since coming of age, I’ve thought about sex, watched sex (either pornographic or simulated in mainstream media), talked about sex, written about sex — and, as you can assume, had sex.

I can’t say whether my interest in sex is more or less than the “average” person — whatever average even is — but I do know for certain that I’m allosexual. An allosexual is someone who experiences sexual attraction and is the counterpart to an asexual, someone who does not experience sexual attraction. 

While I’ve known about asexuality for awhile, I only learned of the term “allosexual” from the new book Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex by journalis… Read More

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