Monthly Archives: February 2017

Many Forms of Resistance

This post was written for the February 2017 Carnival of Aces on Resistance, Activism, and Self-Care. My undergraduate Environmental Politics class was many years ago, but I still vividly remember my Teaching Assistant saying you need to read the newspaper … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: February 28th, 2017.

What is the best reaction you’ve had to coming out as ace? How would you want someone to react?  I don’t have any great coming out stories myself but I’d like to think someone out there has a story where … Continue reading

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On burning out (and phoenixes)

This post was written for the February 2017 Carnival of Aces on the topic of Resistance, Activism, and Self-Care. Content warnings: discussion of anti-ace hostility and familial rejection, mention of sexual violence It’s hard for me to pinpoint the moment … Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: The Concerned Ex

Sara K. blogs at The Notes Which Do Not Fit, and has written a number of book reviews of asexual fiction.  She is continuing the ace tropes series, albeit with more of a focus on books. “It was embarrassing,” Xander … Continue reading

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Linkspam: February 24th, 2017

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 nextstepcake is looking for ace-competent healthcare resources. News & … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: February 21st, 2017

What is your relationship with the word “activist”?  Are you an activist?  Do you like, or dislike the word? I admit to being an activist, nowadays.  I have denied it at various times in the past.  I think I just … Continue reading

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Asexual Muslim resistance, activism, and self care: Creating Change 2017 and me

This post is for the February Carnival of Aces. Author note: I originally intended to write this post soon after I got back from Creating Change a month ago. However, thanks to the start of my spring term Arabic classes … Continue reading

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