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It’s estimated that approximately 1% of the planet’s 7.5 billion human inhabitants are asexual. That means there are roughly 75 million asexuals roaming the earth at this very moment.

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2016 study determined that, contrary to popular belief, asexuality is a unique sexual orientation, just like being gay, straight, bisexual, pansexual, demisexual, etc., etc., etc.

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Yet it remains one of the most misrepresented and misunderstood identities on the rainbow spectrum of sexual orientations.

So to clear up some of the confusion, we’ve compiled 20 tweets to help explain the modern asexual experience…

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https://twitter.com/piercespears/status/1069354159994998785

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https://twitter.com/ShineJob/status/794589166155759617

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https://twitter.com/Clarinet_Ninja_/status/1073799699193319425

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https://twitter.com/kmcrty/status/441762726004944896

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Related: This married gay asexual is not interested in having sex with you, his husband, or anybody else

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