About Stephen

Stephen is a postdoctoral researcher in mathematics education and a PhD student. He is also asexual and keen to achieve legal protection, recognition and education of asexuality, other sexual orientations and other gender identities.

Launching Exhibit A

By |August 1st, 2015|Campaign|0 Comments

Today we are launching our new campaign, Exhibit A.
We are often called the “invisible orientation”: awareness is well behind other sexual orientations and we need this to change if we are to fulfil our aims.
Therefore, we call upon asexual spectrum people, their friends, their families and all our allies, and everyone that believes in […]

Help make us better

By |August 1st, 2015|Media|0 Comments

At the moment, maaple is a very small organisation trying to achieve huge things. We’ve always said that we want to make things better for everyone, but we need help.
As an organisation that wishes to raise awareness of asexuality and bring tangible changes to all our lives, we want to be certain that we […]

A statement from maaple

By |July 11th, 2015|Updates|0 Comments

Following our previous announcement stating that the LGBTQ* group of UKIP wished to support us in our aims, we were surprised by the extent and depth of the dissatisfaction and concern for our actions.

maaple, as an organisation, cannot claim to represent asexual people as a whole. People that identify as being on the asexual […]

Gathering institutional support

By |July 2nd, 2015|Updates|0 Comments

We’re very excited to have two organisations that have expressed their support for maaple’s aims and are proud to do so! The LGBTQ student group at the University of Birmingham and the LGBT+ staff group at Loughborough University have both declared their willingness to support us and we look forward to working with them!
I […]

Pride in London 2015

By |June 28th, 2015|Media|0 Comments

What an amazing day we had yesterday!
We went along as part of the AVEN group and paraded with seemingly hundreds of other groups in the Pride in London Parade. We followed a tour not unlike the Monopoly board: starting just off Baker Street, walking along Oxford Street, Regent Street to Piccadilly Circus, through […]

Incredible start

By |June 20th, 2015|Updates|0 Comments

What a week it has been since our launch!
We started at zero. No followers, no publicity, barely an existence.
And now we have nearly 100 Facebook likes, nearly 50 Twitter followers, hundreds of website hits from around the world and kind messages of support. This is truly brilliant!
It would be easy to get excited and […]

Become a supporter

By |June 16th, 2015|Campaign|0 Comments

Now that we’re up and running, why not join our illustrious list of individuals and institutions that declare their support to the aims of maaple?
Head over to our contact page and give us the details you wish to share with us!

Join us!

By |June 2nd, 2015|Campaign|0 Comments

Hello world!

And, of course, welcome! Please do join us in our ambition to make change for the better. We are group seeking to encourage an equal, tolerant and informed society. This doesn’t just benefit asexual people: everyone stands to gain from living in a welcoming, protective and just environment.

We will be launching our campaigns […]