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!
Nextstepcake posted updates about the marketing of the supposedly libido-boosting pill Addyi and the potential impact on aces.
Mycroft shares their observations of how “exclusionists” attacks have driven down asexual community activity on tumblr over the years.
The Ace Community Survey has an article explaining the CDC’s categories of sexual violence.
Ace Community Activity
The submission roundup has been posted for the November Carnival of Aces, on the topic of “Carnival of Aces”.
News & Outreach
Kristina Gupta has published a new research paper on asexuality and gender (paywalled).
Ianna Hawkins Owens published a new paper about the Mammy and black asexual possibility.
Smangaliso Simelane has released an essay reviewing asexual representation in young adult novels Clariel and Quicksilver.
Calls for Participants/Submissions
The Asexual Agenda is looking for blog roll recommendations.
The December 2018 Carnival of Aces is looking for submissions on the theme “Burnout”.
The Aro/Ace Collective Zine is looking for brief comic-style submissions for the theme “Awareness”