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Ace Tropes: Cis-ace & Trans-allo Duo

This is part of a series on tropes in fiction with ace characters. To link or follow this series, please use the “ace tropes” tag on this blog. Cisclaimer: this post was written by a cis person. [Note: Co-Co and … Continue reading

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When did you know?

I have a friend who in the last few months has started questioning if they might be queer (although they’re still trying to figure out where exactly they might fall).  They’ve been talking to me about it a fair amount, … Continue reading

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Asexuality in Fandom linkspam

I won’t have much time to write a long piece for this month’s Carnival of Aces, but I can at least make a linkspam with the material others have posted before. Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: Sex Avoidant Allo

This is part of a series on tropes in fiction with ace characters. To link or follow this series, please use the “ace tropes” tag on this blog. Impotency didn’t correlate strongly with a lack of desire. Though she hated … Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: Acebaiting

This is part of a series on tropes in fiction with ace characters. To link or follow this series, please use the “ace tropes” tag on this blog. It’s a valid sexual orientation. -Dr. Wilson In 2012, the popular TV … Continue reading

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Academic approaches to asexuality

I’d like us to talk in this post about academic publications on asexuality, the variety of approaches they may adopt and the value they may have to the ace community. Continue reading

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Labels Versus Identities: Are We Boxed In?

I want to breach a question with all of you. I was riding backseat on a road trip recently, resting my eyes and combating moderate carsickness, when I overheard two friends carrying on a discussion up front. The driver is … Continue reading

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