Linkspam: September 12th, 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!

Aqua wrote about other ways of being an assailable asexual.

aceadmiral is starting an ace scholarship.  Here’s an update on the project.

Spade considers the absence of Christians in the online ace community.

Sarah explains why she doesn’t identify as asexual.

DiversifYA ran a guest piece from Swankivy about asexual representation in fiction.

rotten-zucchinis has some more thoughts on last month’s Carnival.

aceadmiral had some thoughts about consent.

About queenieofaces

QueenieOfAces is a graduate student in the U.S. studying Japanese religion. She is a queer asexual. She also blogs over at Concept Awesome and runs Resources for Ace Survivors. She is never quite sure what to write in these introduction things, but this one time she accidentally got a short story on asexuality published in an erotica magazine.
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One Response to Linkspam: September 12th, 2014

  1. I’m really glad the link to Sarah’s post at A Queer Calling (about why she doesn’t identify as asexual) was included in this linkspam. Not only is it a good post in itself and relevant to recent discussions about telling other people what labels they can or should use, but I really enjoyed looking through the rest of the blog. As a religious ace who considers herself to have made a free and fully-informed choice of celibacy, I found much to identify with in Sarah and Lindsey’s story. Many of the issues they deal with from others who don’t understand the idea of a celibate partnership are also very similar to the issues that aces may face in queerplatonic and other non-sexual relationships.

    If you are interested in religious perspectives on living a life of celibacy or in the challenges and benefits of having a celibate partnership, I recommend checking out Sarah’s post and the rest of the blog.

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