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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: April 17th, 2018.

If you could send a message back in time to the earlier ace community, what would you say? If I could change the way the ace community developed, it would be by introducing the idea of different levels of attraction … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: April 3rd, 2018.

If you could send a message back in time to yourself, what would you say? There isn’t a lot I would change about my life.  Even the bad experiences taught me things and made me the person I am today. … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: March 20th, 2018.

How do you tell the difference between a friend and a crush? I once saw a post on facebook saying ‘that tingly feeling you get when you like someone is common sense leaving your body’.   I really like this definition … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: March 6th, 2018.

What sort of behaviors make you feel like a person is respectful or disrespectful of consent? I am a huge consent nerd.  I consider consent important in all aspects of behaviour, not just when it comes to things like sex … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Laura Nowlin

“This Song is (Not) For You” is about three music loving teens and the way they manage their affection for each other.  This novel is notable for featuring both asexual and polyamorous rep, both of which are dramatically underrepresented in … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: February 20th, 2018.

What would you like to see aces in relationships talk about? I’ve read a few comments saying ‘we see ace people talk about what kind of relationships they would LIKE to have, but not a lot talking about what kind … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Kathryn Ormsbee

Kathryn Ormsbee is an American based demisexual author of both middle grade and young adult novels.  Her latest novel “Tash hearts Tolstoy” features a demiromantic asexual protagonist whose identity and relationships play a prominent role in the novel.  Kathryn was … Continue reading

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