Monthly Archives: October 2012

How can we respond to problems with AVEN?

This is a guest post by Andrew, a member of the AVEN PT.  It continues his earlier series, “Got a problem with AVEN?“ It seems like pretty much everyone familiar with the issue agrees that AVEN has some serious problems. … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: October 30th, 2012

This is the Question of the Week, a way to stimulate conversation.  It occurs every other Tuesday. Do you celebrate Halloween, or other holidays involving costumes? What’s your favorite costume that you’ve ever worn?

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Not to be confused with fluidity

One of my pet peeves is when people mix up the following things: 1. Being between orientations 2. Fluidity in orientation Because I am gray-A, I am between orientations.  That does not necessarily mean that I am fluidly switching back … Continue reading

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Linkspam: October 26th, 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! Don’t forget to submit to the Carnival of Aces!  The deadline is … Continue reading

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October 23 Open Thread

[Image description: Single-panel comic. In one corner stand three people in dark clothes saying “tut tut” disapprovingly. They’re labeled “proper literature.” In the upper right corner is a person in a purple jumpsuit, flying with a flame-producing jetpack. They’re labeled … Continue reading

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Become an Asexual Agenda contributor!

The Asexual Agenda is now looking for new contributors!  Would you like to join? As a blogger for The Asexual Agenda, you’ll be expected to do a lot of e-mail correspondence, and you’ll be expected to write on occasion. We … Continue reading

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Rethinking Asexuality as a Disorder

I have been unusually busy this week, so I am reposting something from my blog.  This post was inspired by an essay by Natalie Reed explaining why she thinks Gender Identity Disorder is a disorder, and the subsequent comments by … Continue reading

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Linkspam: October 19th, 2012

Every Friday, we will share links to news, blogs, and anything else we find interesting.  Either this was a slow week on the asexywebs, or I’ve been too busy to find all the cool links.  Feel free to promote links … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: October 16th, 2012

This is the Question of the Week, a way to stimulate conversation.  It occurs every other Tuesday. Is it important for asexual people to be knowledgeable about sex? Why or why not? About what subtopics about sex (mechanics, how to … Continue reading

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Sexual ‘dysfunction’ and social models of disability

Or, why I would be a terrible advice columnist This is a guest post by SlightlyMetaphysical, who blogs at Asexual Curiosities. Disabled activists often claim that there are two models of disability―the medical and the social model. Put briefly, the … Continue reading

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