Legislation Threatens To Erase the LGBTQ Community—It’s Time To Explain and Claim the ‘A’ in LGBTQIA+

At least seven states have introduced bills similar to the Florida “Don’t Say Gay” bill that would limit and silence LGBTQIA+ struggles and issues discussed in schools. With concerns for what this might mean for LGBT youth in these states growing, we must recognize those underappreciated and misunderstood in the LGBTQIA+ community in this time of need—most notably the A.

Most people have heard of lesbian, gay, trans, and queer, but a surprisingly small number know what asexuality is when we’re not talking about how cells reproduce in biology.