Category Archives: activism

The Ace Flag: A History and Celebration

The ace flag, along with its purple/white/gray/black color scheme, has been the most successful ace symbol in all of history. This is worth celebrating! Unfortunately there are no longer many people around who remember how we got the flag in … 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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Looking back and looking forward on our 5th anniversary

The Asexual Agenda was founded five years ago today.  To celebrate, we held a discussion about our blog, ace blogging, and ace communities in general. Siggy: I am the only remaining founding member of The Asexual Agenda, so I’ll start … Continue reading

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Educating atheists on religious aces

This is being cross-posted to A Trivial Knot. Recently, I wrote an article for A Trivial Knot about how aces are affected by Evangelical Christian beliefs about pre-marital sex. This is an important topic, but also an iffy one for … Continue reading

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February 2017 Carnival of Aces: Resistance, Activism, & Self-Care

The February 2017 Carnival of Aces shone a spotlight on “Resistance, Activism, & Self-Care.” Here are the entries we received:

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Losing Access to Therapy, Quietly Resisting Anyway

This (slightly late) post is for the February 2017 Carnival of Aces on Resistance, Activism, and Self-Care. Cross-posted to Prismatic Entanglements. Content warnings: familial rejection, trauma, emotional abuse, anti-PTSD ableism and victim-blaming, bad therapists and lack of access to therapy, anti-atheist … 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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