Asexuality as a Spectrum: A National Probability Sample Comparison to the Sexual Community in the UK

This came through on the Asexuality Studies mailing list – posted here because of the likelihood some not on the list might want to read it:

I have finished my Master’s Thesis: Asexuality as a Spectrum: A National Probability Sample Comparison to the Sexual Community in the UK

The final product is available here to download for free: http://academiccommons.columbia.edu/catalog/ac:162382

The main findings in the paper (that I thought were interesting) are that 1) there are more people who report experiencing sexual attraction who are content not having sex, indicating that the level of someone’s sexual desire is a spectrum, and 2) asexual people are more likely not to drink alcohol, and when they do they drink less. In a combination of the two, sexual people content not having sex drink an intermediary amount between sexual and asexual people

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