a person with no sexual desire.
Although asexual people can have romantic relationships they have no interest in sex. Some asexual people will have sex to fulfill their partners sexual needs but do not have a “sex drive” and don’t initiate sex, where other asexual people never want to have sex and feel repulsed by it. (Evans, Julianna, and Andy H.)
sexuality as a social experience within a society during a particular moment of time.
sexology is the scientific study study of human sexual desire that provides language for conceptualizing sexuality, desire, pleasure, and sexual relationships (Bronski, 95).
molly is a term that was used in the 18th century to describe gender deviant gay men in Great Britain (Bronski, xvi).
a homosexual women who loves other women.
a term coined by sexologist Havelock Ellis in the 1897, referred to the Isle of Lesbos and the home of Sappho (Bronski, xvii).
a sexological theory that explains the result of same-sex desire is from a person’s reversed “physical, emotional, or psychological” gender (Bronski, 95).
Theories of inversion proposed the idea about a “third sex” or “invert,” and thus manifested stereotypes towards “the mannish lesbian and the effeminate homosexual” (Bronski, 96).