Monthly Archives: February 2016

My beetle is an elephant

Sciatrix once created an influential metaphor for attraction: it’s like everyone has an invisible elephant that only they can see.  These invisible elephants are apparently very important in society, but hardly anyone can be bothered to describe them because it’s … Continue reading

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Linkspam: February 26th, 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 Kayla talks about asexual erasure in pop culture on The … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: February 23rd, 2016

Among the lesser known aro/ace labels, are there any you have a soft spot for? It doesn’t need to be a word that you identify with, just something that you like, even if for nonsensical reasons. I have a soft … Continue reading

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Linkspam: February 19th, 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 Jo wrote about coming out as asexual at work. Ace … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: February 16th, 2016

What do you think of Valentine’s Day?  Usually I shrug Valentine’s Day off as an over-hyped excuse to increase sales and expand markets. I must have become quite skilled at shrugging it off because I barely notice the advertising anymore. They still … Continue reading

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Linkspam: February 12th, 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 fuckyeahasexual encourages authors to make asexuality canon. Ace Community Activity … Continue reading

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What is normal: An analytic approach

In an earlier post, I touched on a particular problem: not only do I not conform to what is “normal”, it is far from clear what “normal” is, or if “normal” even exists. I think this is particularly a problem … Continue reading

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