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: June 20th 2017

Have you ever been hit on in public like while at the gym or getting groceries? How does it make you feel? I feel a mixture of confusion and wariness the rare time I get approached or flirted with in … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: May 23rd, 2017.

Do you journal or write your thoughts down? Has it helped you work through being ace or any other parts of your life?  I’ve journalled on and off for years and recently stumbled across Julia Cameron’s Morning Pages activity (write … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: May 9th, 2017.

When someone tells you they’re ace do you assume they’re out/open about it or closeted if they don’t give you any more information? Do you make a point of telling people if being ace is a private part of your … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: April 25th, 2017.

Now that the weather is getting nice, what’s your favourite thing to do outside?  As soon as it got warm enough I brought my yoga practice outside. I also write, read, and meditate outdoors when I can. Changing the space … Continue reading

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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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