Hybrid event, IP Out

*** This event was rescheduled from 4 October. ***


A hybrid IP Out Event


Wednesday 29 November 2023
London & online
6 pm arrival for 6:30 pm start



This event explored asexuality, including discrimination faced by asexual people.

We were kindly hosted by EIP, and the moderator was Triona Desmond (Legal Director at Pinsent Masons and member of the IP Out committee).

You can read a report about it on our News and Features page here.



18.00 – arrival and registration (in-person)

18.30 – event beginning (online)

Welcome – EIP

Introduction – Triona Desmond

Speaker – Sarah Cosgriff


19.30 – drinks and networking



The in-person event took place at the London office of EIP at Fairfax House, 15 Fulwood Place, London WC1V 6HU.

You could select, when you registered, whether you wanted to join in-person or online.


Our speaker:

Sarah Cosgriff

Sarah Cosgriff (she/they) is an asexual activist working in science communication and education. She raises awareness of asexual experiences through social media campaigns and engaging talks and co-founded Aces in STEM, an internationally reaching online space for individuals on the asexual-spectrum who work or study STEM subjects. They also produce and present on the podcast Queer Cuz which highlights the experiences of LGBTQ+ Filipinos.

Sarah’s work was recognised by the National Diversity Awards in 2022 by being shortlisted for the Positive Role Model Award – LGBT.


Follow-up resources

You can find an outline of Sarah’s talk and a selection of useful tips and resources in our event report.


Content warning

This event included descriptions of discrimination towards asexual people, including within medical settings, and experiences of racism. Conversion therapy was mentioned but not described in depth.



This event was free. So are all our resources. That said, we do need money to keep the show on the road, so if you enjoyed the event please consider contributing. For more information, visit the IP Inclusive fundraising page.

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