Author Archives: Aydan

About Aydan

Aydan is an aromantic asexual biology grad student in the US. She blogs at Confessions of an Ist about asexuality, Christianity, environmentalism, and feminism.

Question of the Week: April 15th, 2014

What’s your favorite children’s book of all time?

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Quercetin of the Week: April 1st, 2014

Isn’t it a lovely one?

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Question of the Week: March 18th, 2014

This day marks the largest art theft in U.S. history, occurring in 1990 from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts. If you could (legally) acquire any one piece of visual art, at no cost and with no strings … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: March 4th, 2014

Do you have any rituals you like to do as the seasons change, like spring cleaning, or winterizing your place of residence/vehicle/wardrobe?

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Question of the Week: February 18th, 2014

Happy belated Read In The Bathtub Day! What’s your favorite obscure, bizarre, or probably-completely-made up holiday?

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Question of the Week: February 4th, 2014

Some people hate February. Why do you think that is? Are you one of them?

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Question of the Week: January 21st, 2014

What’s your favorite gift that you’ve ever given someone? What’s your favorite gift that you’ve ever received?

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Question of the Week: January 7th, 2014

How do you feel about New Year’s resolutions? Did you make any this year?

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Question of the Week: December 24th, 2013

Today is Christmas Eve. Do you celebrate Christmas? If you do, how do you celebrate? If you don’t, do you do anything in particular instead?

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Just Existing Is Not Enough

This morning I read a well-meant blanket condemnation against people entering relationships with other people to whom they’re not romantically or sexually attracted. The author had probably heard of asexuality and would acknowledge its existence if asked, but had not … Continue reading

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