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The asexuality census had to create a variable group called “raceTypo,” for black people after it was found that the box marked for “Black: and/or African Diaspora,” says “NO” inside the checkmark box instead of being blank. This error led to numerous people checking “Black: African” that didn’t originally identify that way.

- “Guide to the Asexual Community Survey Data” - Tristian Miller

Asexuality can be misdiagnosed as hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD, which in some ways relates to homosexuality and bisexuality being considered a mental illness in the 1920s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-Chasin 167–180

In the sixteenth century, when the Europeans arrived, they assumed the minimal clothing of the African people meant that they were sexually primal. The clothes in reality were contingent upon the tropical climate of the continent.

"Black Sexualities" - Barnes and Battles

The over-sexual assumptions were further created in the sterilization of black people and poor whites.

 

 

 

"Black Sexualities" - Barnes and Battles

Traits of asexuality: left-handedness, the more siblings a person has the more likely you are to be asexual, and shortness.

 

 

Asexuality: What It Is and Why It Matters - Bogaert

black sexuality in tv

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black sexuality in tv

1950-Beulah (Mammie persona)

2019-Siempre Bruja

The Mindy Project

1968-Julia

The Bold Type 

Dynasty(Dominique Deveraux and Garrett Boydston)

1974-Get Christie Love!

This Is Us (Randall and Beth)

General Hospital (Tom Hardy and Simone Ravelle)

1974-Good Times (Florida and James)

Orange Is the New Black

Pose

1975-The Jeffersons (George and Weezie) (Tom and Helen Willis)

1984-The Cosby Show (Cliff and Clair)

1987-A Different World (Whitley and Dwayne) (Ron and Freddie)

1989-Family Matters (Carl and Harriette) (Stephan and Laura) (Urkel and Myra) (Steve [Urkel] and Laura) 

1990-The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (Uncle Phil and Aunt Viv) (Will and Lisa) (Hilary Banks and Trevor)

House of Payne (Curtis and Ella)

Insecure (Issa and Lawrence)

Everybody Hates Chris (Rochelle and Julius)

My Wife and Kids (Michael and Janet)

Grown-ish

The Last O.G.

All About the Washingtons

The Incredible Jessica James

All My Children (Jesse and Angie Hubbard)

2 Dope Queens

1991-Roc (Roc and Eleanor Emerson)

1992-Martin (Martin and Gina)(Tommy and Pam)-(Cole and Big Shirley) 

1993-Living Single (Synclaire and Overton) (Kyle and Maxine) (Scooter and Khadija)

1996-The Jamie Fox Show (Jamie and Fancy)

1996-Moesha (Dee and Frank)(Moesha and Q)

2000-The Corner

2000-Girlfriends

2001-The Bernie Mac Show (Bernie and Wanda)

2003-That’s So Raven (Tanya and Victor)

2008-True Blood

2013-Deception

2014-Black-ish (Andre and Rainbow Johnson)

2014-Extant

2014-The Flash (Barry and Iris)

The L Word (Bette [Jennifer Beals] and Tina) (Alice and Tasha)

Queen Sugar (Nova)

Chewing Gum (Tracey)

She’s Gotta Have It (Nola Darling)

Claws 

Greenleaf

Dear White People

Power

Atlanta (Earn and Van)

The Chi

Shameless (Veronica and Kevin)

On the Block

The Game (Derwin and Melanie)

Meet the Browns (Will and Sasha)

The Vampire Diaries (Bonnie)

Private Practice

Merlin

Glee (Mercedes)

The Cheetah Girls

Mistresses (April and Richard)

The Haves And the Have Nots (Candace and James)

Spartacus (Crixus and Naevia)

The 4400 (Isabelle and Shawn)

Boy Meets World (Angela and Shawn)

The Fosters

1976-What’s Happening!

1978-Different Strokes

1985-227

*Most - Sometimes  - Least Referenced

2006-Eureka (Jack and Allison)

2006-The Game

2006-Heroes

2008-The Real House Wives of Atlanta

2008-If Loving You Is Wrong

2011-Love and Hip Hop: New York

2013-Black Ink Crew

2013-Being Mary Jane

2015-The Carmichael Show

2015-Ballers

2016-Underground

2016-Luke Cage

2016-Star

2017-Star Trek: Discovery

Hawthorne

2014-How To Get Away With Murder (Annalise Keating)

Ron and Natalie (Gullah Gullah Island)

1986-Amen

2015-Empire (Lucius and Cookie)

Lincoln Heights (Eddie and Jenn) (Cassie and Charles)

1993-Malcolm & Eddie

2015-Sense8 (Amanita and Nomi) (transwoman and cis-female)

The Steve Harvey Show (Steve and Principal Greer) (Ced and Lovita)

1994-Sister, Sister

2016-DC’s Legend of Tomorrow

New York Undercover (Eddie and Nina Moreno)

1994-South Central

2016-Scandal (Olivia Pope and President Fitzgerald)

The Young and the Restless (Neil and Drucilla Winters)

1999-The Parkers

2017-Black Love (Everybody)

Firefly ( Zoe and Wash)

2000-Soul Food

2017-Riverdale

Parks and Recreation (Ann and Tom) (Ann and Andy) (Ann and Chris) 

2001-One On One

2018-Black Lightning (Thunder)

Parenthood (Crosby and Jasmine)

2001-The Proud Family

2018-Love Is

Happy Endings (Brad and Jane)

2003-Eve

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