by: q image

[Image description] A piece of paper with the words “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning and Asexual” typed in rainbow letters. The background of the image is a photo of a sunny sky with several clouds in it. [End image description] 

This is something that I got from my university’s Queer Club (and, yes, that is the name). Notice that part right at the end? Asexual? Guess what? They’re included in the community. They’re not excluded, hated, belittled, or attacked. 

They’re accepted and supported. This shows that the discourse about whether aces are LGBT or not is almost certainly restricted only to online communities. And, even then, it seems largely focused on Tumblr. 

The exclusion of ace people does not occur offline. And if it does happen somewhere, those people who exclude aces are assholes.

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Please read this post before you decide to respond to this with discourse.