Category Archives: activism

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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Asexual Muslim resistance, activism, and self care: Creating Change 2017 and me

This post is for the February Carnival of Aces. Author note: I originally intended to write this post soon after I got back from Creating Change a month ago. However, thanks to the start of my spring term Arabic classes … Continue reading

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Resistance, Activism, & Self-Care: Submission by Valkyrie

This is a guest submission for the February 2017 Carnival of Aces on “Resistance, Activism, & Self-Care” by Valkyrie.¬†Valkyrie loves reading and drawing. You can reach her at (@indigosworkshop) on Instagram.

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Ace Tropes: The Ace Explanation

This is part of a series on tropes in webcomics with ace characters. To link or follow this series, please use the “ace webcomic tropes” tag on this blog. How do you know when a character is ace? If you’re … Continue reading

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How we talk about asexuality: reflections on workshop structure

Most of you have probably seen at least one workshop about asexuality. Either you saw it at a conference, or there was one held for Asexual Awareness Week, or maybe you just watched one online. However, you might not have … Continue reading

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