Linkspam: May 22nd, 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 a new book of essays about representation in science-fiction and fantasy, and one of the essays focuses on portrayals of asexuality.

Jo is looking for one or two volunteers to help with The Asexual Story Project.

elainexe write about asexual Muslim polyamory.

There’s a new academic article on asexuality and BDSM.

luvtheheaven wrote about having sex as a sex-averse person.

Sara is writing a series on humanizing/dehumanizing rhetoric and aromantics/asexuals.  Here’s part one and part two.

A BBC Radio interviewer is looking for asexual community people to interview about asexual love.

Elizabeth had some suggestions for the next Ace Day.

Hibernia wrote about framing asexuality as an identity vs. a behavior.

The March Family Letters, a webseries based off of Little Women, has a canonically asexual character.

Sara wrote about 6 things that made them realize they’re an aromantic asexual as well as sex indifference and their decision to take sex out of the picture [tw rape for the second link].


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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5 Responses to Linkspam: May 22nd, 2015

  1. If you’re interested in learning more about the representation of asexuals in science fiction and fantasy but can’t or don’t want to purchase the book, the author of that essay, Lauren Jankowski, has a guest post here:

  2. epochryphal says:

    I also wrote about repulsed /conflicted identity recently, specifically about trauma, self-harm, and if-things-were-perfect:

    I also recently wrote about how nonhuman identity conflicts with “humanizing” and “we’re all human” rhetoric. 🙂

    • queenieofaces says:

      Aw, shoot, I dropped that first post in RFAS’s queue but then forgot to put it in the linkspam. (Too many linkspams, too little time, I guess?) It’ll be in next week’s. Thanks for mentioning the second post as well!

  3. Pingback: Linkspam: May 29th, 2015 | The Asexual Agenda

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