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What Do You Want People To Know About Being Asexual?

Aces on the case.

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Asexuality is easily one of the most misunderstood and misrepresented identities in the LGBT community.

And it can be frustrating not feeling seen or understood, even within your own community.

A lot of people simply have the wrong idea about what it actually means to be ace:

Like, for example, that if you're asexual then you definitely can't be in a healthy and happy relationship...

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And if you are dating someone, they must be asexual too.

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...and you 100% don't ever have sex!

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Not always true.

Or even that you don't really have a place in the LGBT community.

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We want to hear from you! What do you want people to know about identifying as asexual? What misconceptions are you totally over hearing?

When people question your identity — or its legitimacy or value — what do you say to help them understand?
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When people question your identity — or its legitimacy or value — what do you say to help them understand?

Take our survey for the chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed LGBT post!

Feel free to remain anonymous, and answer the questions with as much detail as you feel comfortable giving.

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