Age/sex/location (commonly referred to by the shorthand A/S/L, asl or ASL) is an article of Internet slang used in instant messaging programs and in Internet chatrooms.
Philippines Chat Room is the place where chatters from Philippines come to chat and make new friends.
If you are not from Philippines, you are also welcome to join our Philippines Chat Room to meet people from Philippines too.
We urge you not to give your real name, location, address or phone number to anyone you meet in a chatroom.
This is to protect your privacy and keep you safe." The fact that users often seek A/S/L information in "initial interactions" implies an "emphasis on the physical body online".
Participants: Philip Huang, Asian Health Service, Oakland, California; Jeff Klausner, MD, San Francisco Department of Public Health; Deb Levine, Internet Sexuality Information Services, San Francisco; Greg Rebchook, UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies; Frank Strona, Mark Vogel: Welcome to today's roundtable discussion sponsored by HIV In Site and The Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, both at UCSF.