The objective was to perform a brief reflection on asexuality and its relationship with medical (pathologizing) and social (sexual diversity) practices. Asexuality is still considered a sexual dysfunction capable of medicalization in medical practice, although currently, with the visibility of sexual diversity, asexual identity has been breaking the paradigm of medicalization of sexuality. Although it is not completely defined as a sexual orientation, given the existence of theoretical conflicts, asexuality maintains its identity by strengthening asexual communities that aim to bring visibility to this group, strengthening the fight against medicalization of their condition and reducing prejudice and social discrimination.
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