Monthly Archives: November 2015

Linkspam: November 27th, 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! Ace Blogging GreyWanders wrote about classification and romance. Angela asked people not … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: November 24th 2015

Do you think of your asexuality and gender as interrelated in any way?  I don’t see any natural or obvious connections between my nongender and asexuality. It’s not as if one led to the other and they appear to function … Continue reading

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Ambiguity is ordinary

This is part 2 of a short series advocating for a more ambiguous definition of asexuality.  Here’s part 1. In the comments of the part 1, I was happy to see people take a variety of positions on the definition … Continue reading

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Linkspam: November 20th, 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! Ace Blogging queerascat wrote about their experience with depression and anxiety. Coyote … Continue reading

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Ace Survivors as Rhetorical Devices (part four): Avoiding Using Ace Survivors Rhetorically

This series can be read on The Asexual Agenda, Resources for Ace Survivors, and Concept Awesome. Trigger warnings: discussion of sexual violence, including corrective rape and CSA, although nothing specific; policing of survivors’ reactions to sexual violence.  If you think … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: November 17th, 2015

What are your friendships like? For all our discussion of the diversity of kinds of relationships, I often suspect there’s a lot of hidden diversity even in “ordinary” relationships like friendships.  So I’ll show the cards in my hand, and … Continue reading

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Linkspam: November 13th, 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! Ace Blogging Arf discusses her relationship with quoiromantic.  She also explains why … Continue reading

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Ambiguity and Specificity

Asexuality is most frequently defined as “someone who does not experience sexual attraction,” because that’s what it says on the front page of AVEN, the website that dominated the asexual community for a decade. But there is also a long … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: November 10th, 2015

What’s your opinion on the term ‘asexy?’ Do you use it or have a reason for why you don’t?

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Linkspam: November 6th, 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! Ace Blogging Agent Aletha did a series of reviews of book reviews … Continue reading

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