Monthly Archives: November 2017

Question of the Week: November 28th, 2017.

How do you feel about secrets? We’ve talked a little before about how for some people their asexuality is a secret, but the spate of recent sexual allegations of famous media personalities has me thinking more generally about the kind … Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: Revised Ace

This is part of a series on tropes in fiction with ace characters. To link or follow this series, please use the “ace tropes” tag on this blog. “I’m sure you’ve seen signs though. Animals naturally relax around you. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Linkspam: November 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 Blogging Michael Paramo asks what it means to have a gay … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: November 21st, 2017.

How do you feel about people flirting with you?  Does the experience change significantly if it’s a friend, a stranger, a joke, serious interest, cautious, or blunt? What other factors influence how you feel about being flirted with? I enjoy … Continue reading

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Being vs Identifying as

This article is being cross-posted to my blog, A Trivial Knot. In modern philosophy, there is a thing called a performative speech act. That’s when you do things by saying things. For example if I say, “I apologize,” it is … Continue reading

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On being unrequited

Content warnings: mention of suicide in a fictional work, discussion of trauma messing with conceptions of the future and relationships, brief mention of abusive relationships (with no specifics), some crappy statements about the insufficiency of aces in relationships On a completely … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: November 14th, 2017.

What does a positive response to coming out as asexual look like to you? We hear about all the horrible things that people get asked when they come out as ace, but less about the good stories, or suggestions for … Continue reading

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