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

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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Question of the Week: June 5th, 2018.

How have medical professionals or therapists handled your being ace?

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Question of the Week: May 22nd, 2018.

Do you have any pets? If so, what kinds? Or what pets would you want to have? When I told a past professor I was going to be researching asexuality she told me she knows someone who might be asexual. … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: May 8th, 2017.

What keeps you coming back to the ace community?  For the past year or so my engagement with ace spaces has gone down. To be fair I’ve been less engaged in other spaces as well. Community is important but it … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: April 24th, 2018.

What sites or places do you use to discuss asexuality? If you are in multiple spaces have you noticed different cultural norms?  

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