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ace (asexual) +‎ -phobia


acephobia (uncountable)

  1. (neologism) Fear, dislike, or hatred of asexual people and/or human asexuality.
    • 2013, Lee Thomas, "LGBTQrazy: A is for…", The Brunswickan (University of New Brunswick), Volume 147, Issue 7, 17 October 2013, page 10:
      It’s important to talk about asexuality because it’s often an overlooked sexual identity, and acephobia – discrimination against asexual people – is experienced by many asexual people.
    • 2014, Joelle Ruby Ryan, “On Being Asexual and Transgender: Notes on Identity, Visibility, and Empowerment”, in Laura Erickson-Schroth, editor, Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender, Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 367:
      I now give asexual workshops, screen the film (A)sexual with a postfilm discussion, and try to have conversations with my friends and colleagues about asexual identity and acephobia.
    • 2014, Nicole Wiesenthal, "Glossary of Asexual Terms", The Mirror, Volume 3, Issue 3, Fall 2014, page 19:
      Closely linked to homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and acephobia.
    Synonym: aphobia

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