Monthly Archives: May 2013

Linkspam: May 31st, 2013

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! ETA: I completely blanked on this yesterday (sorry, jet-lag taking its toll) … Continue reading

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Musings on appearances by a mixed race ace

This is my submission to the May 2013 Carnival of Aces.  This month’s theme is “appearances,” and you can find the submission post here. Apparently I look “racially ambiguous.”  That isn’t entirely surprising, given that I can check every box on … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: May 28th, 2013

I’m shamelessly riffing off of a question on the “Thirty Days of Asexuality” meme here: who is/are your favorite(s) fictional doctor, of any type, whether that’s a doctor of medicine, a doctor of philosophy, a doctor of theology, or any … Continue reading

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Journal Club: Freestyle!

Last week, because very few of us were available to come to journal club, we had a free-for-all discussion about asexuality and research more generally. We also discussed a New York Times article on a potential treatment for female sexual … Continue reading

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Repulsion is not shaming

[Content note: genitals, body shaming] I’m going to say something that is perfectly obvious to nearly every person in the asexual community (and probably also to kinky people).  It is okay to be repulsed by genitals, bodily fluids, or by … Continue reading

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Linkspam: May 24th, 2013

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! Asexual Curiosities writes about why tumblr trolls are wrong. Queenie is assembling a list … Continue reading

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It Turns Out Asexual People Have Problems, Too

“I wish I was asexual, too! My love life sucks right now. Things must be so much easier for you!” It’s a staple of online spaces using tagging systems, most notably twitter and tumblr, as people venting about their personal lives gets … Continue reading

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