Monthly Archives: June 2015

Playing on HELL MODE

This post is a submission to the June 2015 Carnival of Aces on the topic of mental health. Trigger warnings: reference to sexual assault (but no explicit discussion), frank and explicit discussion of PTSD.  In general this post is pretty … Continue reading

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Obstacles to therapy as an asexual Muslim convert

This post is for the June Carnival of Aces. In her call for submissions for this month’s Carnival, Elizabeth asked people to write about their experiences with therapists, or the considerations they would need to take into account if they … Continue reading

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Linkspam: June 26th, 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! The New York Times ran an article on flibanserin and asexuality. The … Continue reading

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I’ve been here all along

Content warning: Discussion of rape, discussion of how bad rape must be to count, and an explicit description in the “My story” section. I’ve been warned that if I ever speak publicly about my experience with corrective rape, people will … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: June 23rd, 2015

Have you done anything, or will you do anything for pride this year? Since I live in the SF Bay Area, pride events occur in the upcoming weekend, and we have our annual unconference.  So I’m looking forward to that.  … Continue reading

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Linkspam: June 19th, 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! The Pack of Aces, a new group blog of asexual speculative fiction … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: June 16, 2015

With the year finally closed for most college students, and high schools now letting out, it seems that summer is finally in full swing; I’m looking forward to spending mine in a new city, and I’m going to be spending … Continue reading

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