Linkspam: August 11th, 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 Blogging

Siggy critiqued the “privilege” framework.

tristifere wrote about being closeted at work.

Ace Community Activity

The Asexual, a journal for ace creators, has released its second issue.

The Fall 2017 Ace Scholarship winner has been announced.

News & Outreach

Mashable has an article about sex toy reviewers who are asexual.

Just a No(t)rmal Girl made a great comic about how aces face similar prejudieces to other queer folk.

Lots and lots of research about or mentioning asexuality this week. Paper on asexuality: trauma and asexuality in Hitchcock’s Marnie.  Mentions: this paper on “online eunuchs,” this paper on the effect of auditory social stimulation on sexual and romantic attraction toward potential mates , this paper on the Bisexual Microaggressions Scale.

Calls for Participants/Submissions

The Asexual Survey Team is looking for volunteers, particularly people with writing or programming skills.

There’s a research study on experiences of asexual people in the LGBTQ+ community looking for participants.

About queenieofaces

QueenieOfAces is a graduate student in the U.S. studying Japanese religion. She is a queer asexual. She also blogs over at Concept Awesome and runs Resources for Ace Survivors. She is never quite sure what to write in these introduction things, but this one time she accidentally got a short story on asexuality published in an erotica magazine.
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