Monthly Archives: September 2014

Question of the Week: September 30th, 2014

Last week, I published some previously unpublished analysis of asexual community survey data.  One new finding: About half of the people who said they were at least somewhat repulsed also said they would be willing to compromise and have sex … Continue reading

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Sex-positivity is a muddle

Several weeks ago, I was surprised to see the following quote, in an otherwise good post: Many asexuals are ‘sex positive’ and therefore more than willing to have sex… Whaaaaaaat?  Is that what “sex positive” means to the kids these … Continue reading

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Linkspam: September 26th, 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! The AVENwiki was updated with additional analysis of the 2011 Asexual Awareness … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: September 23rd, 2014

A couple of extended discussions with people at my meetup some months ago have really wedged this question in the back of my head, because people often have such different perspectives. Before you discovered the asexual community, did you think … Continue reading

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Asexuality May Not Have Direct Legal Issues- And We Don’t Have To

This is a guest post by Captain Heartless, who recently graduated law school and is currently waiting to find out if he passed the bar examination in his home state. [Content: discrimination, brief mention of corrective rape] Recently I speculated … Continue reading

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Linkspam: September 19th, 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! Spade made a linkspam on religion and asexuality. aceadmiral has some thoughts … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: September 16th, 2014

Do you feel that any particular aspect of your identity is a choice? I identify as gray-A, but this identity feels somewhat chosen to me.  A person with similar experiences could plausibly identify as asexual or non-asexual.  I choose to … Continue reading

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