Asexual Awareness Week Committee Encourages People to Ask Gender Equality Center at Berkeley to Change Their Definition of Asexual
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- Published on Monday, 05 December 2011 18:11
- Written by Lara Landis
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The University of Berkeleys' Gender Equality Centers' definition page defines Asexual as, “Having no evident sex or sex organs. In usage, may refer to a person who is not sexually active, or not sexually attracted to other people”.
The Asexual Awareness Week Committee Facebook page posted a call to action asking for people to call upon the center to change its action. The LGBTQ center users a definition of Asexual that seems to have been pulled from a dictionary. While it ignores the definition used for asexual reproduction, it seems to have included definitions that are not used by people who identify as Asexual.
Asexual News has sent an e-mail asking for clarification. The Asexual Awareness Week Facebook has requested people politely ask the staff at the Gender Equality Center at Berkeley to change the definition.