Zeke’s Story

Zeke, male, 23, United States. I think I had known I was asexual since before I had hit puberty, even though I did not have a word for what I was until I was well into my freshman year of college. It was during my time at university that I also came to realize I…

My journey to identifying as asexual

Quinoa, female, 20, United States. When I was in middle school and much of high school, I didn’t really think I was that different. Sure, I didn’t date people, but I thought the people around me were dating and having sex mostly because of peer pressure. I didn’t want any part of dating or romance,…

Stanley’s Story

Stanley, 20, United States. Growing up, I probably knew more about sex and sexuality than most children. I was told about the whole process from ever since I can remember, from knowing it’s how children are born to how some people fall in love with those of the same gender. Amongst family members, sex and…

Angus’ Story

Angus, 18, Canada. I came to realize that I was asexual in early December of 2013. The clearest indication of my asexuality came from my difference from other people around my age. A lot of people begin to fantasize about sex in their teenage years, and I was convinced about that quite easily. It seems…

Illaine’s Story

Illaine Waterhouse, 18, Norway. Unlike many other people who identify as asexual, I never spent any significant amount of time wondering about my sexuality (or significant lack thereof) or being upset about it. In light of this, my story will be rather unique and probably a bit boring, but I still think it is a…