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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: January 9th, 2017.

If you had to pitch an idea for an ace tv show what would it be? I had a dream that there was a reality-tv doco style thing on free  to air tv, and so all the shitty talk back … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: December 26th, 2017.

What song or quotes would you like to hear to ‘start the new year right’? I am very taken with the ‘start your new year right’ meme,  the premise being that if you play a song/movie/etc at a particular time, a … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: December 12th, 2017.

What do you think about Merriam-Webster putting asexual in the dictionary?  I don’t super love the definition, I feel like it’s still so far down the list of acceptable definitions it’s still confusing and not amazingly validating. That said, I … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: November 28th, 2017.

How do you feel about secrets? We’ve talked a little before about how for some people their asexuality is a secret, but the spate of recent sexual allegations of famous media personalities has me thinking more generally about the kind … Continue reading

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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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