Linkspam: June 11th, 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

Emily Broughton wrote about their personal experience finding asexual and aromantic representation in books.

Linsey Miller listed a handful of SFF books with ace leads.

Ellie, in Vice, talks about her experience as an asexual sex worker.

Community Activity

John Wiswell won a Nebula Award for “Open House on Haunted Hill,” a short story “about a haunted house that just wants a nice family to come live in it”. The author self-IDs as ace. CharCharChar says the story feels thematically ace (found family, breaking expectations), but does not have clearly indicated ace characters.

Aro Blogging

Jasmine Prasad wrote about wanting to be a parent, as an aromantic woman.

Calls for Participants/Support

The planned medium-length feature film “Ace Up My Sleeve” is currently looking for support. (German)

YouTuber Kathy Trithardt is seeking video clips from ace and aro BookTubers recommending ace and aro books by June 18th. According to the comments, you can tell her your recommendations instead of making a video clip and she will try to include them in her video.

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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