Monthly Archives: September 2013

Linkspam: September 27th, 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! The Ace Theist wrote a response to the Sexplanations video we linked to … Continue reading

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Labels and self-advocacy

I’m generally in favor of accepting identity labels even if they seem strange or confusing at first.  But there isn’t any fundamental principle that identity labels should never be questioned.  The underlying principles are: 1) People using the identity label … Continue reading

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Joseph Fink’s asexuality tweets and asexuality as the impossible option

I’ve been meaning to address Joseph Fink’s asexuality tweets–or, more properly, the assumptions that existed behind them–for a while, but I wanted the drama to die down a bit before wading in.*  For those who don’t know the background, a … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: September 24th, 2013

This week’s question is brought to you a little later than usual due to my flat’s internet crisis – sorry about the delay! Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about what direction I want to take in my career – … Continue reading

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Linkspam: September 20th, 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! The Trail We Blaze made a cheat sheet for orientation terms. ysabetwordsmith writes … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: September 17th, 2013

You can instantly transport yourself anywhere in the world for seven days, but you have to stay within a fifty-mile (eighty kilometer) radius for all seven days. Where do you go, and why?

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The fluidity uncertainty principle

This is a silly observation only I would ever make. Every physicist should know that frequency and time are complementary variables. They’re related by an uncertainty principle, similar to the uncertainty principle in quantum mechanics governing position and momentum. The … Continue reading

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