Monthly Archives: October 2018

A Spooky Reflection on Amatonormativity

With Halloween approaching, I find myself reflecting not just on the traditional horrors of the season but also that of amatonormativity. As a teenager, my best friend and I loved watching horror movies and, perhaps even more, we loved writing … Continue reading

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Linkspam: October 26th, 2018

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 jotdancing writes about the split attraction model, respectability politics, and … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: October 23rd, 2018.

How often do you use social media?  I log onto social media once a month or so. While I like the idea of being able to contact acquaintances and chat with strangers about shared interests, I rarely enjoy the experience. … Continue reading

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Linkspam: October 19th, 2018

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 jotdancing talks about anxiety around engaging with the main online … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: October 16th, 2018.

Do you identify as disabled or neurodiverse and how does this interact with your asexuality?  I was at a queer women’s disability conference recently and to the surprise of no-one asexuality was not discussed very much.  The first time it … Continue reading

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Coming out in ten vignettes

Content notes: discussion of bad coming out experiences including being outed and harassment 1. The first time someone comes out to me, I’m 16.  We’re talking about…I honestly don’t remember.  He says, “I think I might be bisexual,” and I have … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: October 30th, 2018.

What other communities are you involved in and do you see any asexual representation in them?  I had a friend recently become involved in the furry art scene, and despite the communities reputation for being overtly sexual, they were actually … Continue reading

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