Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives is the first of its kind, a collection congregated around the identities, practices, and analytics of asexuality. Asexuality has come to flourish as a sexual identity category over the course of the last decade. This has been marked, most notably, by the advent of the asexual movement and the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN)—an international online community in existence since 2001 and numbering over seventy-thousand members;1 the 2004 landmark study by psychologist Anthony Bogaert, which operationalized it as “having no attraction for males or females” (281); and the popularization of asexuality by various media, including many major newspapers and American talk shows. As Karli June Cerankowski and Megan Milks, the editors of Asexualities, assert, it is clear that “the time has come to recognize . . . that asexual people exist . . ....

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