Monthly Archives: December 2012

Towards a Conceptual Understanding of Asexuality

Taking the papers chronologically, next we have another from Bogaert in 2006. Title: Towards a Conceptual Understanding of Asexuality Author(s): Anthony F. Bogaert Citation: Review of General Psychology, Vol. 10, No. 3 (2006), pp. 241-250 Abstract: “Asexuality has been the … Continue reading

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Asexuality in fiction: Quicksilver (review)

Today I’m going to review Quicksilver by R. J. Anderson.  You might remember her as the author who wrote the post about writing an asexual YA heroine for the November 2012 Carnival of Aces. This review necessarily has spoilers for Ultraviolet, and although I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Asexuality in fiction: How to Say Goodbye in Robot (review)

I saw How to Say Goodbye in Robot by Natalie Standiford on a list of books with (potentially) ace characters, and it was on the shelf at the library last time I went, so I figured I would check it out. I’m going … Continue reading

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Linkspam: December 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! Remember, the Carnival of Aces will be ending soon! Last month’s call … Continue reading

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How Important is Terminology?

If you’ve read any of my previous work, a lot of it is about trying to come up with operational definitions for things like sexual attraction, romantic relationships, and so forth. I’m most comfortable thinking about things by defining my … Continue reading

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Linkspam: December 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! That Misery Chick rants about being an ace with mental illness and … Continue reading

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There’s knowing and there’s knowing

I have a lot of gay friends who are friends through my boyfriend.  Recently some of them heard that I was asexual, and they started quizzing my boyfriend when I wasn’t around.  This is pretty nasty for reasons I’ll get … Continue reading

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