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.
A 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.
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…
Person: "Asexual people don't exist."
Me: "Oh sorry, I forgot."
Me: *disappears into thin air*
— The Asexual Agenda?? (@AsexualHumor) December 17, 2018
Ace culture is when "netflix and chill" actually means Netflix and chill.
— Shiho~? (@carnadine_) December 15, 2018
my DNA be like
— Visibilidad Asexual (@visibilidadace) October 26, 2018
Made out with guy once at club now I have the flu… that’s it for the gay scene back to asexuality pic.twitter.com/nYxqQu6qVk
— piercey (@piercespears) December 2, 2018
— Lil ShineJob?? (@ShineJob) November 4, 2016
— ?SapphicDisaster™ ? (@Clarinet_Ninja_) December 15, 2018
I could never date someone who makes my text bubbles green. Actually, I could never date anyone. #asexual
— Paul Sheffield (@allstarsheff) November 12, 2014
— LatviaBoy (@LatviaBoy1999) June 9, 2018
My asexuality is something hard to define. The thing with sexual orientation is it belongs to the person experiencing it, and no one else. No one has to understand my orientation, why it developed, how fluid it is, how I express it and if it's "valid".
It's not yours to define.
— Alone on the Plateau ? (@BadSalishGirl) October 6, 2018
Me: *tries to explain asexuality*
Them: you just haven't found the right person ye–
Me: *backflips out the window*
— Heather Honaker (@SonicHearts) December 17, 2016
asexuality a haiku:
penises are gross
vaginas are also gross
get away from me
— exhausted witch (@kmcrty) March 7, 2014
— Artemis ? PCD + CFZ (@ArtemisWishfoot) September 10, 2017
Hot take: it's 2018 can we cut it out with the "asexuality is just Heterosexual Lite™?" crap already?
— Fl0werb0ys @ CR ep46 spoilers!!! (@fl0werb0ys) March 12, 2018
You hope there'll be a way to cure asexuality? Well, I hope they'll find a way to cure chronic stupidity as well.
— Levi Ackerman (@AsexualLevi) December 17, 2018
— Giselle (@ItsGiselleJ) April 11, 2015
colleague from work ask me if i'd noticed that another colleague was wearing a crop-top (against uniform policy) and why nothing had been said by management i had to admit i won't even notice 🙂 #asexual #fashionblind #ace #lgbt #lgbtq #lgbtqia #retail
— Ace_Goochi ???? (@Scott28962388) December 18, 2018
Are you a virgin?
No, but I'm #asexual.
What does that mean?
I can be in love,just not interested in sex.
Well don't knock it til' you try it!
….I literally just said…I mean…um good talk ?????(this was an actual conversation I had with a co-worker)
— whoknows (@adearqueer) December 17, 2018
— F. nigripes Blue K. (@FNigripes) December 7, 2018
An #asexual Haiku:
I found love, not where
The map said it would be
Somewhere inside Atlantis
— David Jay (@davidgljay) December 7, 2018
You, a plebeian: "Asexuality is not a *real* queer identity because–"
Me, an intellectual: pic.twitter.com/Oh4hX2gbZr
— Clarkisha Kent (@IWriteAllDay_) May 29, 2018