UK Petition - Make Asexuality a Protected characteristic

For discussion of general issues pertaining to asexuality.
User avatar
Tanwen
Mega Member
Posts: 882
Joined: 27 Aug 2010, 07:00

UK Petition - Make Asexuality a Protected characteristic

Postby Tanwen » 25 May 2016, 09:26

The closing date for this is 14 June - it's only for UK residents:

"In the equality act 2010, homosexual, bisexual and heterosexual persons are protected from discrimination. Asexual people, those who experience no sexual attraction at all, are not protected."

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/115857
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about. - Muhammad Ali

User avatar
PiF
Apositive Star
Posts: 2268
Joined: 14 Nov 2011, 22:47

Re: UK Petition - Make Asexuality a Protected characteristic

Postby PiF » 25 May 2016, 12:35

I saw it in the other place and thought it was pants there too. No law could ever keep up with the labelism the sexual identity community keeps spewing out

We can't even agree what an asexual is so how on earth can you write a law for it?

Thrasymachus
Established Member
Posts: 65
Joined: 07 Mar 2016, 15:07

Re: UK Petition - Make Asexuality a Protected characteristic

Postby Thrasymachus » 08 Dec 2016, 13:29

Well that petition failed spectacularly at 835 signatures and I think the threshold is 10,000. It is just as well since the "no sexual attraction definition" will just confuse people when they learned most self proclaimed asexuals identify around what sex, sexes, etc. they are attracted to.


Return to “Asexuality”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest