Monthly Archives: September 2012

Linkspam: September 28th, 2012

Every Friday, we will share links to news, blogs, and anything else we find interesting.  We can’t catch everything, so you are invited to self-promote in the comments! Queenie talks about passing in the U.S. and Japan. DJ talks about … Continue reading

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September 25 Open Thread

[Image description: Animated GIF. A red block of stone carved into the shape of an open book, surrounded by a drain. The spine of the book is a silver cylinder that releases a sheet of water as it rotates. The … Continue reading

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New comment policy

Previously, we didn’t really have a comment policy.  Now that the blog is two months old, we made one.  For future reference, the policy appears on the “about” page. Additionally, we’re now allowing 5 layers of replies, instead of 3.

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Asexuals construct things too

Previously, Calinlapin explained what a social construction is, and how many of the beliefs that asexuals fight are social constructions.  But I must admit that I am somewhat of a detractor from this idea.  To take a single example, Everyone … Continue reading

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My Method of Coming Out as Asexual

I’ve never really been one for ‘coming out.’ For example, rather than telling people that I am a lesbian, I just pretend like they already know and act shocked when they ask. When I finally decided to be ‘out’ as … Continue reading

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Linkspam: September 21st, 2012

Every Friday, we will share links to news, blogs, and anything else we find interesting.  We can’t catch everything, so you are invited to self-promote in the comments! Codeman38 talks about the false consensus effect Sex and Gender in Understanding … Continue reading

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What is social construction and why is it relevant to discuss asexuality ?

1) What is “social construction” ? Two conditions are required to be able to define something as “socially constructed”. For a thing to be called “socially constructed”, it first requires that it appears as inevitable, as a mere consequence of … Continue reading

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