Linkspam: October 28th, 2020

It’s Ace Week!  Due to the high volume of activity, we’re having two linkspams this week.  Still, we can’t catch everything, so let us know of anything we missed in the comments!

Ace Blogging

Redbeard is outlining new opportunities for ace activism. We’ll get links to the whole series when it’s done, but for now you can track it in Redbeard’s Ace Activism tag.

Coyote discussed structural challenges to preserving the memory of ace history.

Community Activity

Ace Week Challenge on Twitter has a challenge for each day of Ace Week.

News & Outreach

The Trevor Project published a research brief on Asexual and Ace Spectrum Youth.

Yasmin Benoit wrote an article in Teen Vogue busting myths about asexuality.

Aro Blogging

AUREA has an article discussing ambiguities in the word “platonic”.

Aria’s Hollow posted the roundup to the September Carnival of Aros (“Change”). The current Carnival of Aros (“Prioritization”) is hosted by Jay.

About Siggy

Siggy is an ace activist based in the U.S. He is gay gray-A, and has a Ph.D. in physics. He has another blog where he also talks about math, philosophy, godlessness, and social criticism. His other hobbies include board games and origami.
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4 Responses to Linkspam: October 28th, 2020

  1. CharCharChar AAAAA says:

    While not specifically about aces or aros, I think the struggles and successes of nontraditional relationships is relevant. TW: suicide.

    This commentary discusses stats around virginity and asexuality.

    The artist explains the “sex, love, and codependent tendencies” behind the songs in the “Demisexual Lovelace” album. I couldn’t find confirmation of why the word demisexual is used (Is the artist demi? Does the author relate to demisexuality? Is it just a cool word?), but the artist’s explanations talk about thinking something is romantic attraction and realizing it’s not, outdate tropes and freeing yourself from “your own limiting stories” of what love is.

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