Monthly Archives: January 2016

Asexuality and the Relationship Escalator

Written for the January 2016 Carnival of Aces, on the theme of ‘relationship stages.’ One of the concepts that I often use or reference when writing about asexuality and relationships is the relationship escalator. It’s a concept that I’ve mainly … Continue reading

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Linkspam: January 29th, 2016

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 aceadmiral wrote about ace representation in season 2 of Sirens. … Continue reading

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Which expectations am I confounding?

This essay was written for the Carnival of Aces, which is this month themed on “relationship stages”. There are strong cultural norms regarding the proper trajectory of a romantic relationship. In my mind, they start with initiation: one person asks … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: January 26th, 2016

Do you think of yourself as an impulsive person? During winter break, my mother bakes a thousand cookies for gifting, and there are always hundreds left over.  But even though the cookies are great, and even though I’m underweight, I … Continue reading

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Linkspam: January 22nd, 2016

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 Ser wrote a review of An Aromantic’s Love Song to … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: January 19th, 2015.

Do you read academic articles on asexuality? If so, which do you recommend?  When I was doing my Masters on asexuality I loved that I was constantly reading academic perspectives on asexuality. Many of the articles I read represented the … Continue reading

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Linkspam: January 15th, 2016

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 Community Activity There will be an asexual artists panel at C2E2 … Continue reading

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