Linkspam: August 7th, 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!

A Flibanserin Task Force formed to address ace concerns with the drug.  There is a petition being circulated, and they have a blog.

In related news, Hibernia questioned the petition and offered some alternatives.

Kasey wrote about how demisexuality isn’t just “like most people.”

Several bloggers and creators complained about AVEN posting the full text of their articles.  tristifere helpfully created a recap of part of the saga.  In addition, Laura posted a content use policy as well as some thoughts on the saga.  Demisexual and Proud also had some thoughts on the saga, and brought up the possibility of starting an asexual community library.  Aqua also offered some possible solutions.  tristifere also offered some thoughts on starting an asexual community archive.

Demisexual and Proud wrote about asexual spectrum identities as substance rather than absence.

An anon submitted a piece about the intersection of race and asexuality to grey-is-my-favorite-color.

Coyote wants fewer food analogies to talk about sex-repulsion.

Bitch Media featured Lauren Jankowski’s piece on asexual characters in pop culture.

There’s a new academic article on the temporal stability of lack of sexual attraction.

theasexualityblog is looking for stories from non-binary and trans aces.

An Educator’s Guide to Asexuality is now available on whatisasexuality.com.

Musician Brandon Stasi writes about discovering he was asexual.

Rotten Zucchinis recounted how the AVEN DSM task force lobbied to change the DSM, and also posted a history of flibanserin and the ace community.

Demisexual and Proud isn’t straight or queer.

Greg wants ace blogs to stop gatekeeping questioning people (tw sexual assault mention).

The fourth volume of “f-ace-ing silence” is looking for submissions.  The theme is “iffy consent and violence.”

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: August 7th, 2015

  1. Seth says:

    Hoffarth & Hodson have finished another study on prejudice toward aces.

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