Author Archives: Talia

About Talia

Talia is an asexual, nonbinary, vegan-feminist that drinks a lot of coffee and stays up very late playing Blizzard video games 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: October 10th, 2017.

What was your favourite ace 101 resource when learning about asexuality? My early understanding of all things ace came from reading and participating in discussions on the AVEN forums. I like the idea of experiential learning, but it didn’t work … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: September 26th, 2017.

What do you wish more people would ask you about being ace? What do you wish friends would ask you? Strangers? Maybe people on The Asexual Agenda? cw: for invalidating ace identity I’d like if people asked what asexuality meant … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: September 12th, 2017.

Do you integrate self care into your life, and if so, what works for you?  I’ve seen self-care and activism come up a few times in the ace community, most notably in the February 2017 Carnival of Aces on Resistance, … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: August 29th, 2017.

Have you ever been afraid to use a label because you thought people would judge you? In the past I’ve worried about using too many labels. The more uncommon words I use, the more at risk I feel of people … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: August 1st, 2017.

If you could stick a well-developed canon ace character into any one popular media franchise, which one would you pick? I personally would love to stick an ace character into the Marvel cinematic universe. I remember being so excited that … Continue reading

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Okcupid Questions Asexual People Might Want to Answer, an Ace Dating Resource

Okcupid is my favourite dating site or app because of its questions feature. Okcupid questions let you state your preferences and deal breakers and figure out how a potential date feels about the same questions before you’ve ever even talked … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: July 18th, 2017.

Are there any songs which you feel resonate with you as an ace? I can’t think of any myself so I’m very curious about possible responses to this question. Songs that resonate most with me get me inspired to write, … Continue reading

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