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About astarlia

Astarlia is proud of herself for only having volunteered for..... okay if you have to stop and count it's probably too many things isn't it? She is passionate about nerd culture, disability and mental health, alternative relationships, sexuality, and young adult fiction.

Question of the Week: September 19th, 2017.

Which fictional/historical characters do you headcanon as ace and why? Florence Nightingale is my historical hero.  Sure she was a nurse (like me!)  but also she was a smart, curious, and motivated woman, who was interested in doing things the … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: September 5th, 2017.

What’s your favorite book/movie/webcomic/etc with one or more officially asexual characters? I know this is a cliched question, but I’m still really curious, and I think sharing resources and representation are always valuable. Mine are ‘This song is (not) for you’ … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: August 22nd, 2017.

How old were you when you realized you were ace and were there signs in retrospect? I was 32. I had know ace friends since I was 17. It just didn’t click for me because I’m not sex averse and … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: August 8th, 2017.

How do you like to give and receive affection?  So aceinthehole says in their faq that they don’t desire sex when they are getting enough non-sexual intimacy, which got me thinking about the ways i express intimacy. For me it’s mostly … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: July 25th, 2017.

Have you ever been caught out by your own internalised prejudices? One example for me is even as a girl that loves tech, I have approached a guy in a video games store to ask a technical question instead of a … Continue reading

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Did you know we have a twitter?

Twitter has a thriving asexual community, and is a great place to connect with other asexual people and learn about the cool projects people out there are working on. If you would like to follow us, we will be tweeting … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: July 11th, 2017.

How do you think your asexuality will affect you in old age? Being asexual is going to have a huge impact on what me old age looks like.  Even before I realised I was ace, I knew I didn’t want … Continue reading

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