Linkspam: December 11th, 2020

On Fridays, 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

Coyote talks about the visibility paradigm of activism, drawing on the idea of the Eye from The Magnus Archives.

luvtheheaven shares her long journey as an ace activist.

News & Outreach

The Leftscape podcast interviewed Samantha Poole, who was recently credited as the coiner of hetero-, bi-, and homoromantic.

Ace of Hearts is a short documentary about New Zealand’s ace community and the challenges they face. Content Note: includes an aro microaggression that love is an essential part of being a human being.

Aro Blogging

Aro Writing Awards are accepting nominations of free online works that involve words and are relevant to the aro community until January 1st, 2021. The award categories are currently being voted on. Here is a list of places to find aro writing.

The November Carnival of Aros roundup is up, with the theme of “Commitment“.  The December carnival is seeking submissions on the theme of “Happily Ever After”

Calls for Participants/Support

Answer questions for We, The World’s “How to be an Ally” series. The survey asks about your aspec identities, attitudes, and definitions.

The Trevor Project has a 30-45 minute survey for LGBTQ youth (ages 13 to 24). “The goal of this project is to hear your thoughts about a variety of experiences related to being LGBTQ as well as to better understand the mental health of LGBTQ youth.”

TAAAP is looking for short video submissions for a compilation for the Creating Change conference.  See more details here.

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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