Soon after her book A History of Celibacy was released in 1999, letters started pouring in from people who told her that, like celibates, they didn’t have sex.Only in their case, it was not a question of choice – they simply didn’t want to.
Like I said before I’m not anything; not anything there’s a word for, at least If there were a word for what I’m starting to think I am it wouldn’t – unlike the word homosexual, heterosexual, bisexual, transsexual – have the word sex in it.
I’m something different.” When I asked Kate Goldfield, a 20-year-old college student from Maine, to describe her feelings, she offered an analogy. I don’t have the strong feeling about it that the rest of the world has,” she says.
Imagine someone who doesn’t even want it and who isn’t having a problem if they’re not getting it.
There’s not really anyone for them to talk to.” According to Jay, one of the biggest battles is convincing other people that being this way is what feels right.
Are we about to witness the birth of the asexual revolution?