How to Be Ace: A Memoir of Growing Up Asexual by Rebecca Burgess

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A humorous and honest graphic memoir of growing up and navigating life as asexual. Brave, witty and empowering, this graphic memoir follows Rebecca as they navigate their asexual identity and mental health in a world obsessed with sex. From school to work to relationships, this book offers an unparalleled insight into asexuality.

PRISM AWARDS FINALIST 2021
GREAT GRAPHIC NOVELS FOR TEENS – YOUNG ADULT LIBRARY SERVICES ASSOCIATION (YALSA) 2022

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A humorous and honest graphic memoir of growing up and navigating life as asexual. Brave, witty and empowering, this graphic memoir follows Rebecca as they navigate their asexual identity and mental health in a world obsessed with sex. From school to work to relationships, this book offers an unparalleled insight into asexuality.

PRISM AWARDS FINALIST 2021
GREAT GRAPHIC NOVELS FOR TEENS – YOUNG ADULT LIBRARY SERVICES ASSOCIATION (YALSA) 2022

“When I was in school, everyone got to a certain age where they became interested in talking about only one thing: boys, girls and sex. Me though? I was only interested in comics.”

Growing up, Rebecca assumes sex is just a scary new thing they will ‘grow into’ as they get older, but when they leave school, start working and do grow up, they start to wonder why they don’t want to have sex with other people.

In this brave, hilarious and empowering graphic memoir, we follow Rebecca as they navigate a culture obsessed with sex – from being bullied at school and trying to fit in with friends, to forcing themselves into relationships and experiencing anxiety and OCD – before coming to understand and embrace their asexual identity.

Giving unparalleled insight into asexuality and asexual relationships, How To Be Ace shows the importance of learning to be happy and proud of who you are.

How to Be Ace: A Memoir of Growing Up Asexual by Rebecca Burgess