Dan Savage on Asexuality:

(Since stuff on tumblr can be hard to track down later, I’m copying this over here too for reference)

Since I saw some questions about it recently, I thought I’d try to collect a set of links to all the places Dan Savage has talked about asexuality for future reference. If you see any missing, please let me know!

WARNING: Dan Savage is mostly known for being increcredibly prejudiced against asexuality, so…read/listen at your own risk. Triggers abound.

Savage Love Column, September 8, 2005:


Savage Love Column, February 3, 2011:


Interview with David Jay, Savage Love podcast, July 11, 2011:


[transcript] http://nextstepcake.tumblr.com/post/7568069160/transcript-david-jay-interviewed-on-savage-love 

Interview in (A)sexual, released in summer 2011:

[transcribed quotes] http://nextstepcake.tumblr.com/post/49163315150/dan-savage-quotes-from-a-sexual

Original movie can be found on amazon, itunes, etc.

Savage Love Podcast, January 1, 2013: 


(anyone know if there’s a transcript available?)


About Sennkestra

I'm an aro ace and a bit of an [a]sexuality nerd; an officer worker by day and an ace community organizer and activist by night. When I'm not reading stuff on the internet I like to cook fancy food, watch anime, and make arts and crafts projects.
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3 Responses to Dan Savage on Asexuality:

  1. Pingback: ‘Sex-Positivity’ for the June Carnival of Aces | The Notes Which Do Not Fit

  2. Mike says:

    I like Dan a lot, personally. His honest take on matters is refreshing, compared to the PC doubletalk that dominates most sexual minority discussions. I’d pick his advice over the AVEN PC police any day of the week.

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