asexual asexual  /eɪ ˈsɛksju əl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not having or involving sex

Usage(s):

  1. Robin is not yet on the sceneguess he'll arrive in the next prequelbut Bruce is even more than usually asexual in this movie.
  2. But there remains serious feminist sentiment in favor of calling God both Father and Mother, or considering him asexual.
  3. Beneath his learned, oddly asexual caress, objects come to life and become symbols.

News

  • Why The New Yorker ’s Gay Bert and Ernie Cover Works

    The cover art for next week's New Yorker shows Bert and Ernie — officially asexual roommates but long assumed by many to be secretly gay, as if fictional hand puppets were capable of being anything other than what their script wants them to be — in a sweet embrace as they watch this week's news about the Supreme Court.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

Quotes

  1. Mark, 51, said: "Michael found it very difficult to have relationships with women. He found the sexual act something he couldn't do. Michael wasn't gay. But I'd say he was asexual. He was very conscious of his own body. In one of our regular phone...
    on Aug 9, 2009 By: Mark Lester Source: News24

  2. As Naomi Wolf wrote in the Washington Post, "The stereotype of feminists as asexual, hirsute Amazons in Birkenstocks that has reigned on campus for the past two decades has been replaced by a breezy vision of hip, smart young women who will take a...
    on May 28, 2009 By: Naomi Wolf Source: The Nation.

  3. "I believe there is rather powerful evidence that human beings are a two-sex species, designed for sexual rather than asexual reproduction," wrote Gallagher in a May 10, 2001 column. "If this is true, then the absence of desire for the...
    on Sep 1, 2005 By: Maggie Gallagher Source: Gay People Chronicle

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