Monthly Archives: April 2014

(Un)detachable Sexualities: A Hypothesis

In Queenie’s last post on why asexual people aren’t just like everyone else, minus the sexual attraction, one of the points she made was that it suggests that our sexualities are detachable parts of our identities. Queenie writes: I cannot … Continue reading

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Linkspam: April 11th, 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! Have you ever had a queerplatonic or non-normative relationship, and it went … Continue reading

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The Asexual Agenda is a blog written by ace-spectrum people, for ace-spectrum people, covering topics at a higher level than what you find in the mainstream news. We talk about experiences, identity politics, intersectionality, academic research, asexual activism, and anything … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: April 8th, 2014

What age did you start realizing you were asexual? For me, identifying as asexual was something I grew into. I discovered the term at fourteen, but didn’t want to commit to anything in case I really was a late bloomer. As … Continue reading

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Asexuals aren’t “just like everyone else, minus the sexual attraction”

This post was written for the April 2014 Carnival of Aces.  This month’s theme is “Analogies to an Asexual Experience.” When I wrote my post on the aromantic vs. alloromantic divide (here on tumblr) a while back, there were a weirdly large number of reblogs/links … Continue reading

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Linkspam: April 4th, 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! Asexuality got a (kind of lousy) mention in an article on “late”-in-life virginity … Continue reading

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Do the activism that suits you

I occasionally get media inquiries, because we’re a prominent asexual blog and we look like a place for journalists to start.  I do not feel comfortable being featured in a news story!  Neither do most of my cobloggers.  We’re shy … Continue reading

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