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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: August 7th, 2018.

Would you/have you talked to the media about asexuality? I would be quite happy to share my own experiences of being asexual, and my understanding of the variety of asexual experiences, but I realise that not everyone would, and I’m … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: July 24th, 2018.

What language would you like to learn and why? If I had to pick one, probably sign language because I like being able to communicate non-verbally, and as well as letting me interact with the Deaf community, it could be useful … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: July 10th, 2018.

Do you associate as queer? I really like the label queer.  Especially as someone that’s been questioning it’s been really validating having a label that just captures that sense of otherness without having to spell out exactly how sexuality works … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: June 25th, 2018.

Do you find rebuttals of attacks you’ve never even seen validating or alienating? Someone on twitter posted recently about how they don’t like seeing rebuttals of for example ‘aces aren’t queer’ because they never see the criticisms in the first … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: June 11th, 2018.

How do you feel about pride celebrations? I’ve always been somewhat indifferent to pride marches.  I’ve gone to sit in the audience to see what it’s all about, and I’ve got to admit I totally felt all teary and happy … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: May 29th, 2018.

Have you ever had anyone close to you pass away?  What was your experience of grief and is there anything you’d like to share about them? I’m back at home  on the other side of the world after the death … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: May 15th, 2018.

What relationship advice would you like to give to other people? One of the most useful things that I’ve learnt about making friends is the value of telling people what you value about them.  This can be little things like … Continue reading

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