Author ORCID Identifier
Year of Publication
Master of Arts (MA)
Communication and Information
Dr. Kyra Hunting
The portrayals of sex and romance, as well as asexuality and aromanticism, in mass media can have a profound impact on the way asexual and aromantic media consumers view relationships and their own identities, and affect the perception and treatment of the aspec community as a whole. This study uses mixed qualitative methods of online discourse analysis and participant interviews to examine the how mass media has shaped the self-perception and life experiences relating to sex and romance among aspec audience members.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Franke, Jericho, "Identity and Perception Among Aspec Consumers of Mass Media" (2023). Theses and Dissertations--Communication. 123.
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