Linkspam: January 22nd, 2021

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

Swankivy wrote about contradictory “rules” imposed on aces, and how it’s not our job to educate people.

Coyote wrote about identification as an act.

Community Activity

TAAAP’s Pride Chats are held this weekend, on the theme of hopes and resolutions for 2021.

News & Outreach

GLAAD’s annual “Where We are on TV” study found no current asexual characters, and one upcoming lesbian asexual character.

Spoken Word video “Confessions Of An Asexual Romantic” by Sriti Jha first posted in March 2020, went viral this week (according to Republic World, Hindustan Times, and India Today).

Calls for Participants/Support

Australian Asexuals and ACT Aces’ Asexual Lived Experiences Survey closes around the end of January. Includes content warnings for questions about negative experiences.

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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1 Response to Linkspam: January 22nd, 2021

  1. Owen Michael says:

    I know the GLAAD survey only does the US. Here in the UK we have Liv in Emmerdale and I believe there was a character on Sex Education – does anyone know of current ace characters on TV anywhere else (I know about Shortland Street in NZ but I think that was in the 2000s)?

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