Acephobia & Anti-asexual hate crime
«What is anti-asexual hate crime?
Any offence should be treated as an anti-asexual hate crime if the person who experienced it or anyone else feels it was an expression of acephobia. Anti-asexual hate crime can include verbal abuse and violence from neighbours or strangers. Because people’s asexual identity is not always visible to strangers, anti-asexual abuse can often be concentrated in settings where the targeted person and perpetrator know each other. That can include verbal abuse or unwanted sexual touching from acquaintances and anti-asexual domestic abuse from family or partners. This also includes actual and threats of so-called “corrective” rape, to “fix” the person’s orientation.
These crimes are less easy to recognise but it is equally important to record and address them in a manner that addresses their motivation of hostility. To qualify to be recorded as a hate incident, a report needn’t include anti-asexual language. It is enough for a reporting person to perceive that it was motivated by acephobia.»
Read the whole article here.
Alltag einer Asexuellen
“Du bist doch krank!”
Translation: Every day life of an asexual
The following comments were made in a video about asexuality.
Watch the whole video here.
“It’s¹ human. It’s na… I’m gonna say it’s natural. Sounds shitty, but it’s natural.”
¹”It” = having sex.
“I’ll sort her out. I’ll turn her straight² again.”
²He uses the term “gerade”, which literally translates to “straight”, not to the sexual orientation, while that’s also implied.
[Interviewer asks what they think why asexual people are asexual]
“They are ugly. *laughs*”
[Interviewer lists comments made regarding asexual people]
“I’m gonna be able to seduce you. Oh God. Something bad probably happened. Oh well, maybe you could try therapy. “
[Interviewer asks asexual woman Nicole’s best friend how he felt when she came out to him]
“I’ve already suspected. It wasn’t a big shock, but it was sad nevertheless, that it is the way I thought it would be.”
[Interviewer asks why]
“Because I’d have hoped differently for her.”
Written by Emilee. I hope people can relate. xD
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“ASESSUALITÀ”: una nuova etichetta nata per giustificare un grave disturbo sessuale
Translation: Asexuality, a new label born to justify a serious sexual disease
Submitted and translated by “L’afobia esiste” @stop.afobia_ita
Excerpt, translated via Google translate:
«The lobby of LGBT associations, in fact, mistakenly tries to label these disorders as sexual orientations, even comparing “ASEXUALITY” to homosexuality, unfairly invoking criteria of freedom and non-discrimination to protect this minority. In reality, wanting to make a forced comparison, “ASEXUALITY” should be more properly compared to pedophilia, as both disorders are harmful sexual deviations. If pedophilia harms, unfortunately, third parties abused, “ASEXUALITY” is in any case detrimental to the personal balance of the person affected and any partner. The direct effect of asexual disorder is, of course, the impairment of one’s social and relational life conduct, which is affected by the difficulty of relating to a primary and atavistic drive such as sexual instinct. This damage is as serious as that caused by the opposite disorder, or hypersexuality, more commonly known as “nymphomania”.»
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An uncensored version of the screenshot exists here. The password is Sicnetpv.
Girl: “Good evening, I don’t want to attack you or anything else, can I ask you to have a civile discussion? I’d like to understand why you hate so much asexual people”