Monthly Archives: September 2015

Living as a Sex-Favourable Asexual

This post was written for the September 2015 Carnival of Aces on “Living Asexuality.” Writing about sex-favourable asexuality in AVEN’s journal AVENues was the first time I felt connected to the asexual community. I tell my friends about sex-favourable asexuality … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: September 29th, 2015.

In an imaginary future where everyone knows about asexuality, what would you want to be talking about? Recently I’ve been reading about critical utopias and they’re sometimes described as places we can imagine to help us transform our present reality and not actual future … Continue reading

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Living gay (and ace)

This post was written for the Carnival of Aces this month, which is about “Living Asexuality“.  Upon seeing the discussions about growing old single, I want to share my very different experience, about being able to blend in. Recently, there … Continue reading

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Linkspam: September 25th, 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)sex and the City wrote about her attitude toward alcohol as an … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion: Have We Moved Beyond Just Awareness?

The panel discussion series is a new monthly feature in which our regular writers are asked to weigh in on a question or topic of interest in the broader ace community. The aim of these posts is to present a … Continue reading

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Shared Experience, Different Words

Immediately after I started identifying as gray-A, I started seeing comments like, “That sounds normal.”  My first reaction was a sardonic one: “Yes, gray-As are normal!  Thank you!”  But of course what people really meant to say was that my … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: September 22nd, 2015

How do you approach various kinds of social media? My approach to Facebook is mostly lurking.  I rarely comment but I do follow what other people say.  This contrasts with my boyfriend’s approach, which is to have arguments and discussions … Continue reading

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