Author Archives: Talia

About Talia

Talia is an asexual, nonbinary trans, vegan-feminist that drinks a lot of coffee and stays up very late playing World of Warcraft and writing fiction. They are working on a PhD in Environmental Studies where they think a lot about oppression as intersectional and impacting identities differentially. Talia has a particular fondness for asexuality, fandom, and Critical Animal Studies. Their personal blog is petuniaparty.tumblr.com

Question of the Week: March 28th 2017

How often do you use social media?  I love the idea of social media but I don’t really use it much. My Facebook wall has a few cute animal videos I put up like every other month. I never quite … Continue reading

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Many Forms of Resistance

This post was written for the February 2017 Carnival of Aces on Resistance, Activism, and Self-Care. My undergraduate Environmental Politics class was many years ago, but I still vividly remember my Teaching Assistant saying you need to read the newspaper … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: February 28th, 2017.

What is the best reaction you’ve had to coming out as ace? How would you want someone to react?  I don’t have any great coming out stories myself but I’d like to think someone out there has a story where … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: February 14th 2017.

What are you doing for Valentine’s Day?  Usually I don’t give much thought to Valentine’s Day. Whoever I’m dating and I decide to do something really small (cards and chocolate) or nothing at all. I got dumped last night though so … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: January 31st, 2017.

What sort of asexual representation do you want to see more of?  I want to see asexual representation where being asexual is an explored and normal part of a character’s life. I want to see characters settled into asexuality and … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: January 17th 2017.

Do you identify with the terms nonsexual or nonlibidoist? If so, what do they mean to you? Years ago when I first heard the terms nonsexual and nonlibidoist they were alternatives for asexuality. We might have called ourselves the nonsexual … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: December 20th, 2016.

Do you identify as polyamorous, nonmonogamous, or desire any other form of nontraditional relationship?   

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