Coming out as asexual online: "I don't want to have sex with anyone and I never really did."

Many YouTube users are using the social video platform as a place to come out as "ace"

Janet Upadhye
September 15, 2015 11:27PM (UTC)

In the past few years the YouTube coming-out video has become its own subgenre — and more recently people that identify as asexual are using the platform to talk about their experiences and connect with others in the "ace" community.

Users like Vesper aka Queer as Cat, Damian Parker aka Heyo Damo and Bower from Aces Wild have all used YouTube as a microphone to tell their stories.


Watch Salon's compilation of some of YouTube's most popular coming out as asexual videos.

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