Monthly Archives: April 2015

Thinking of Asexual Culture as Indefinite, Ephemeral, and Sometimes Incompatible

For a few weeks I cracked down on my PhD work and took some tentative steps back into vegan activism. I get to talk about how problematic it is that animals are considered property? I get to frame this as … Continue reading

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On friendships, part 2: Ace culture and ideals of friendship

When I think of asexual culture, I think of a community that has come together in true joy and relief, of many isolated individuals finally discovering that they are not alone in their experiences—that we are not broken, not disordered, and … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: April 27th, 2015

What do you do when you procrastinate? I’m very much driven by the internet update cycle, checking my e-mail, my reader, and Facebook, cycle, and repeat.  Lately I’ve also been wasting time browsing new webcomics.  Most are pretty terrible, but … Continue reading

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Linkspam: April 24th, 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! polynotes is looking for ace perspectives on polyamory. writer-ace wants a word … Continue reading

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On friendships, part 1: feeling I am not entitled to friendship, and I am a burden

[tw: allusions to sexual violence, domestic violence, religious abuse; descriptions of bullying and abusive friends, invalidation of asexuality. Heavy warning for abandonment trauma.] On some level, I know other people don’t feel that way about me.

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Linkspam: April 17th, 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! Minding Therapy posted an article on the validity of asexuality. crosstheacebot wrote … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: April 14th, 2015

What are your feelings on man/woman words? Do you use them to describe yourself? When did you start? (How) does that interact with your sexuality (or lack thereof)? Today’s question was submitted by GreyWander, of The Trail We Blaze.  GW … Continue reading

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