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Carnival of Aces: An Asexual Culture?

The Carnival of Aces for April was posted on Asexuals Involved in BDSM.  The theme was “An Asexual Culture?” and it there’s plenty to read! For May, A Carnival of Aces is being hosted by Becoming a Person.  The theme … Continue reading

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Thinking of Asexual Culture as Indefinite, Ephemeral, and Sometimes Incompatible

For a few weeks I cracked down on my PhD work and took some tentative steps back into vegan activism. I get to talk about how problematic it is that animals are considered property? I get to frame this as … Continue reading

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Journal Club: Alcohol and asexuality

This month, the ace journal club discussed “Understanding Alcohol and Tobacco Consumption in Asexual Samples: A Mixed‑Methods Approach”, by Caroline Bauer, Sasha L. Kaye, and Lori A. Brotto (2020). (Publicly accessible on with account) The journal club meets … Continue reading

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“An Asexual World”: Asexuality in Death Stranding

It’s always fun when you’re watching a show or playing a game, and find a surprise mention of asexuality. Sorry, I meant to put “fun” in scare quotes. I had bought the game Death Stranding on the day it was … Continue reading

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Restored Carnival of Aces: “Mental Health and Asexuality”

The Carnival of Aces has been around for many years, and some of the blogs that have hosted carnivals have gone defunct.  In some cases, I’ve restored the archives by finding someone who reblogged the carnival, but in other cases … Continue reading

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The weird world of asexuality Google Alerts

One of the ways I find stories to put into our linkspam, is Google Alerts. Given any search query, Google Alerts will send you daily links to new content appearing on the web. Only a small fraction of these links … Continue reading

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Asexuality in the library: Dewey Decimal Classification edition

What’s the current place of asexuality in the Dewey Decimal Classification system, used by most libraries in the world to organize their shelves? Continue reading

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Asexuality in early radical feminism, Part 1

Source: Pollner, F. (1973). Lesbian dynamics. Off Our Backs, 3(6), 7-7. Retrieved from Recently, the above photo, dated to 1973, was dug up by some fine folks on tumblr. The photo comes from an event called “Lesbian/Feminist Dialogue” at … Continue reading

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Asexuality in Fandom linkspam

I won’t have much time to write a long piece for this month’s Carnival of Aces, but I can at least make a linkspam with the material others have posted before. Continue reading

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Academic approaches to asexuality

I’d like us to talk in this post about academic publications on asexuality, the variety of approaches they may adopt and the value they may have to the ace community. Continue reading

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