Monthly Archives: March 2016

Should queer (and ace) people be part of workplace diversity policies?

Since starting full-time work, I have been thinking a lot about the intersection of queerness/asexuality and the workplace. In my last post I talked more specifically about coming out as ace at work and what that might entail. More recently, … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: March 29th, 2016.

What questions do you wish academics were asking ace people?  A few days ago I filled out an online survey about what it’s like to be asexual. Some of the questions surprised me and seemed really on point. Others were phrased … Continue reading

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Everything is my football

Sometimes in college, I would persuade people to play a game. Name a movie. I probably didn’t see it. If I saw it, I probably didn’t like it. It would usually take over a dozen tries before anyone could name … Continue reading

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Linkspam: March 25th, 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 starchythoughts wrote about hermeneutical injustice in consent and asexuality. emerodp … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: March 22nd, 2016

Do you ever feel a disconnect between online and offline groups? To me, the big thing I notice is that people offline are very quick to wave away internet disputes and arguments.  It’s all a tempest in a teapot to … Continue reading

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Linkspam: March 18th, 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! News & Outreach NY City Lens ran an article on the NYC … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: March 15th, 2016

Have you ever written for a zine or would you want to?  I first heard about zines as a do-it-yourself form of expression feminists/Riot Grrrls used in the 1990s and have seen quite a few circulating around the ace community. Mark Todd and … Continue reading

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On Coming Out at Work (or not)

Something I’ve been thinking about a lot recently is the whole coming out process. It makes sense, really – I’m at the start of my third week in a new graduate job – my first post-uni, adult, office job. Definitely … Continue reading

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Linkspam: March 11th, 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 Asexuality Archive talks about The Great Chicago Conspiracy. S. and … Continue reading

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Grad school, failure, and having been an asexual woman in science

Although it was 20 years ago now, I still remember the day my parents told me I needed to withdraw from grad school. I had stopped attending most of my classes, was erratic in turning in homework, and had missed … Continue reading

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