Monthly Archives: February 2014

Linkspam: February 28th, 2014

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! A publisher is looking for an asexual manga-reader to write a piece on … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: February 25, 2014

Have you seen forward motion of asexuality acceptance over time in your life? I certainly have. When I first started identifying as asexual in 2006, I could find nothing about asexuality off the internet. Now, although it’s still not frequent … Continue reading

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Linkspam: February 21st, 2014

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! A zine is looking for stories about zucchinis or QPs gone wrong. theacemachine … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: February 18th, 2014

Happy belated Read In The Bathtub Day! What’s your favorite obscure, bizarre, or probably-completely-made up holiday?

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A story from the antisexual community: An interview with Aqua-ace

On AVEN I met someone who had an amazing experience: she had come to AVEN by way of the (self-identified) antisexual community–the community arising from the Russian website,  Antisexual Stronghold.  Because of the language difference, the English asexual community is … Continue reading

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Asexuality, “legitimate” relationships, and the potential for queerness

Let me start, as I so often do, with a story: One of my friends (let’s call her N.) had dated boys in high school, but in her sophomore year of college, she developed a crush on one of her … Continue reading

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Linkspam: February 14th, 2014

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! anagnori writes about asexuality awareness efforts and fighting stereotypes. aceadmiral writes about being Catholic … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: February 11, 2014

Does “sexual attraction” seem like an obvious concept to you, or was it unclear for a period of time? If so, is it still confusing? To me, “sexual attraction” has always seemed pretty clear-cut: if I’m sexually attracted to someone, … Continue reading

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The Value of Telling Stories

A few weeks ago, I read a post by redbeardace over on tumblr, calling for writing on personal experiences of and stories about asexuality. Like redbeardace, I feel that writing in the community often focuses on visibility, defense of asexuality … Continue reading

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Linkspam: February 7th, 2014

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! [Sorry this is late, everyone; I’ve been busy with schoolwork and completely … Continue reading

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