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Asexuality (Sexual orientation)

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Topical headingAsexuality (Sexual orientation)
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See alsoSexual orientation
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Found inWork cat: 2014948221: Decker, Julie Sondra. The Invisible orientation : an introduction to asexuality, 2014: jacket (Julie Sondra Decker outlines what asexuality is, counters misconceptions, provides resources, and puts asexual people's experiences in context as they move through a very sexualized world.) page 3 (Asexuality is a sexual orientation currently estimated to describe 1 percent of the population. Asexuality is usually defined as the experience of not being sexually attracted to others.)
Asexualities feminist and queer perspectives, 2014: summary (Asexuality is predominantly understood as an orientation describing people who do not experience sexual attraction)
Asexuality Visibility & Education Network WWW site, Jan. 31, 2016.
Storms, Michael D. "Theories of Sexual Orientation." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 38, no. 5, 1980: page 785 (two-dimensional map of erotic orientation produces four sexual-orientation categories: asexual, heterosexual, homosexual, and bisexual)
Van Houdenhove, et al. "Asexuality: A multidimensional approach". Journal of Sex Research, 2015: page 669 (Asexuality is usually defined as a lack of sexual attraction (Bogaert, 2004), which is in line with the definition proposed by the asexual community stating that 'an asexual person is a person who does not experience sexual attraction')