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: September 11th, 2018.

What program did you take in school or what did you wish you could take? 

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Question of the Week: August 14th, 2018.

Would you ever consider being in a long distance relationship? I’m used to long distance relationships but I want my next partner to be local. My furthest ex lives eight hours away by car. The ex I dated the longest … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: July 31st, 2018.

Do you ever think or worry about one day not being ace?  There is some discussion in the community about people who were allosexual before, are now ace, and how that is a totally valid identity. Maybe there’s not enough … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: July 17th, 2018.

Does being ace affect you knowing which gender(s) you’re into?  Assuming you want to cuddle, kiss, partner up, or do something with anyone at all. Right now it feels like being ace makes it harder for me to tell what … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: July 3rd, 2018.

Do you stay in touch with your exes? Staying in touch with exes makes sense to me because I only date people that I consider my friend. Even if we don’t work out romantically or sexually I still value the … Continue reading

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We Don’t Know if Asexuals Do or Don’t Want to Have Sex Because They Are All Queer Cats

So many people have told me “I could never date an asexual person because they don’t want sex” I’ve lost count. I often hear or see both asexual and allosexual people say aces don’t want to have sex and/or they … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: June 19th, 2018

Has anyone known or guessed you were ace before you told them? I think some of my family members weren’t surprised because growing up and into my teens I was very uncomfortable and averse to talking about sex in any … Continue reading

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