Monthly Archives: October 2015

Responsible Sharing: When to Avoid Linking a Survivor’s Story

Cross-posted to Resources for Ace Survivors. This post is meant to be a companion to Queenie’s series on using asexual survivors as rhetorical devices, fleshing out some guidelines for responsible sharing of ace survivors’ stories. Warning: contains mentions of corrective … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: October 13th 2015

What do you think about the many different types of attraction? Do you only talk about sexual and romantic attraction, or are sensual, platonic, aesthetic, and intellectual attraction also meaningful to you? Why or why not? In my personal experience the different … Continue reading

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Dealing With Acephobia From Therapists, Part 2

Welcome back to my series on acephobia and therapy.  Last time, I shared my personal experiences with confronting acephobia from my therapist.  This time, I’ve interviewed a good friend of mine, who is a LMSW (Licensed Master Social Worker) in … Continue reading

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Linkspam: October 9th, 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 National Women’s Studies Association has released information on their asexuality sessions … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: October 6th, 2015

Do you ever worry about tribalism or in-group bias? This is an off-the-wall question, inspired by some completely unrelated discussion.  You may identify tribalism in ace communities, but also feel free to talk about tribalism elsewhere. I am not very … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Living Asexuality

As always, I’m excited to share that the newest Carnival of Aces has been posted at A Life Unexamined.  The theme was “Living Asexuality”, which inspired many contributions. The Carnival of Aces for October is being hosted by luvtheheaven, with … Continue reading

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Linkspam: October 2nd, 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! Coyote wrote about “Victorian morality.” Sara wrote about drinking alcohol and (a)sexuality … Continue reading

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Ace Survivors as Rhetorical Devices (part one): Introduction

This series can be read on The Asexual Agenda, Resources for Ace Survivors, and Concept Awesome. What’s the deal with this series? This series is about the way ace survivors are used as rhetorical devices in ace communities.  I’ve already … Continue reading

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