Linkspam: June 4th, 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 discussed unreasonable demands for proof.

Coyote wrote about the idea that asexuality is only a modifier.

Bring on the Pigeons wrote about feeling out of place in the blogosphere.

Book Clubs

Aceathon June 13th – 19th is an ace themed readathon on instagram. The prompts are:

  • BIPOC main character
  • your favorite genre
  • buddy read a book
  • nonfiction
  • asexual main character
  • character with a disability
  • a graphic novel
  • 2019 or earlier release date
  • aromantic main character

News & Outreach

CBS News had a segment on asexuality.  If you’re curious, here’s the Trevor Project report they cited.

Jubilee had a video with asexuals agreeing/disagreeing with various statements.  Warning: sexually explicit and potentially invasive questions, sexual coercion.

Calls for Participants/Support

AUREA is holding an event for creators this month, Aromantics Create Pride.

Madeline Dyer is calling for short story submissions to an “own-voices ace/ace-spec YA anthology” due at the end of August.

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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