Monthly Archives: May 2016

My Islam is Queer

This post is for the May Carnival of Aces. I first became fascinated by Islam in the summer of 1994. I remember spending many afternoons in the university bookstore, lurking by the Religion shelves, at one point poring over English … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: May 31st, 2016

What’s your idea of a fun vacation? One thing I’ve learned about myself is that I don’t really like traveling.  I like staying at home and playing games with friends or family.  Of course, I have to travel to see … Continue reading

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Linkspam: May 27th, 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 wonders if lack of sexual attraction is the best … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: May 24th, 2016.

Do you identify with the term ace? Would you use it to describe yourself? For years I only identified as asexual. Ace was a term I’d picked up from the asexual community and so I associated ace with feeling like a part of that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rachel Hills, The Sex Myth

There aren’t many books out there that are a) about sex and sexuality, and b) ace-friendly. So when I first came across Australian journalist Rachel Hill’s book The Sex Myth: The Gap Between Our Fantasies and Reality last year, I … Continue reading

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Linkspam: May 20th, 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 The Asexual-Spectrum Professional Network has launched. Ace Spec Japan … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: May 17th 2016

Do you have many queer and/or ace friends? I’ve heard several stories about queer/ace people being friends with each other before any of them realize that they’re ace/queer.  It seems that sometimes people who feel outside the norm attract each … Continue reading

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