Recently, I wrote about an interview in Wired's sex issue that sought to shed light on asexuality. After it ran, I received an email from an agender, asexual person I'll call Cody who felt I had mistakenly conflated a few key aspects and wanted to set the record straight.
Sexual compatibility in relationships is hugely important — possibly even more important than we give it credit for, because we are terrible at crediting the right things. Obviously relationships come in all stripes, but generally speaking, one of the primary factors that distinguishes romantic love from platonic love…
Few things grate on me quite as much as the question "Is there anyone special in your life?"
A cervical cancer survivor has started a dating site for people who can't — or would rather not — have sex. Her new venture challenges the notion that all relationships have to be sexual.
"I don't believe human beings are necessarily monogamous. I've always felt that in nature there's every example possible, from asexuality to omnisexual... But I'm very happy in mine, and I think age has a lot to do with it." [Guardian]
Once upon a time, serious fetishists could end up seriously lonely (or unfulfilled) people — because, let's face it, fetishists and fetishes have always been around. The Sexual Revolution brought a level of openness to hetero-normative sex and the desire for it, but, to one degree or another, it left a lot of people…