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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: November 14th, 2017.

What does a positive response to coming out as asexual look like to you? We hear about all the horrible things that people get asked when they come out as ace, but less about the good stories, or suggestions for … Continue reading

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Doing it right. How Bojack Horseman worked with Ace LA

Bojack Horseman is a show that will not appeal to everyone’s tastes.  It’s a show about horrible people in depressing situations. The humour tends towards crass, and is often downright offensive.   It’s also getting a lot of great press at … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: October 31st, 2017

If you had unlimited budget, time, and creativity what would you dress up as for Halloween? I love the idea of costumes, but I’m terrible at actually putting in the time and effort to make them.  I am a massive … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: October 17th, 2017

What do you think about the #metoo campaign on Facebook? For those that aren’t aware, there is a current Facebook meme about posting the words #metoo as your status to create awareness of how prevalent sexual assault is in our … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: October 3rd, 2017

Are birthdays important to you? It’s my birthday tomorrow!  I usually try and celebrate by going to the zoo, but this year instead I am going on a week long work trip! Do you have any birthday traditions? Would you … Continue reading

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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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