Linkspam: November 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!

demisexuality.org wrote a demisexual’s guide to sex.

gradientlair wrote about rethinking romantic orientation and attraction types as required identifiers.

elainexe wrote about mental health and romantic orientation.

ace-muslim looked at what the 2014 asexual community census said about LGBTQ+ identification of aromantic and heteroromantic aces.

There’s a new academic paper proposing an Asexuality Identification Scale, and a new academic paper about sexual identity, sexual attraction, and sexual experience.

Next Step: Cake hosted a discussion on changes over time in the asexual community.

There was a related discussion on tumblr about ambiguity and definitions.  The conversation started here, and nextstepcake talked about the different components of the “labels as tools” mantra.

There’s a study looking for asexual spectrum college students.

Stormy O’Brink talks about being interviewed by Huffington Post and what they could have done better.

The Thinking Asexual responded to Rotten Zucchinis regarding cupioromantics.

The Thinking Asexual also highlighted a few first-person stories from aromantics.

aceadmiral wrote about living alone vs. being alone.

The National Women’s Studies Association 2014 Conference announced their Asexuality Studies sessions.

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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2 Responses to Linkspam: November 14th, 2014

  1. GreyWanders says:

    The paper on the Asexuality Identification Scale – is there somewhere I can see the whole paper, not just the abstract?

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