Monthly Archives: February 2015

Thoughtfully Advocating for Inclusion

This post is for the Carnival of Aces. This month’s theme: Cross Community Connections. Whenever an asexual person reaches out to engage with another community and advocate for an approach inclusive of asexuality, it’s always risky. Reactions can range from … Continue reading

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Linkspam: February 27th, 2015

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! There’s an offline ace group organizing in the Netherlands.  See this blog … Continue reading

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The politics of (in)visibility

This piece was written for an asexual people of color zine.  I was originally planning on waiting ’til the zine was published to post this piece, but this topic has become relevant to some conversations I’ve been having recently, so … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: February 24th, 2015

I spend a lot of my time with a group of assorted queer friends, who have a pretty wide range of opinions and have interesting takes on some everyday issues some take for granted. A recent point of contention was … Continue reading

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Carving out a space for myself

This post is for the February Carnival of Aces. About a year ago, I wrote a post on Tumblr called Caught Between Worlds about feeling caught between asexual and Muslim communities. I reflected that I felt I couldn’t really talk … Continue reading

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Linkspam: February 20th, 2015

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! Everyday Feminism posted an article on demisexuality. Coyote wrote more about grey … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: February 17th, 2015

How do you feel about nude art? This question was inspired by a post on Queereka (note: contains nudity) a couple months ago. I am thoroughly indifferent to art with nude women, and somewhat less indifferent to art with nude … Continue reading

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Linkspam: February 13th, 2015

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! Reminder: Monday is the last day to apply to be a contributor … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: February 10th, 2015

What’s your position on forced outing, specifically of people in positions of power? Before you react aggressively, as I did when I was first asked this question, let me qualify it: there have been a number of politicians and other public … Continue reading

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