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!
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.