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The Ace Discourse, viewed from afar

One of the reasons I think The Asexual Agenda has declined in relevance, is that we never really addressed The Discourse. By “The Discourse” I refer to the ongoing flame war that has consumed ace communities on Tumblr. To learn … Continue reading

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A slow-burner

This article was written for the Carnival of Aces, whose theme this month is “Burnout”. I have also cross-posted it to my other blog. I think I might experience burnout differently from the rest of you, and that’s why I’m … Continue reading

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Nominate blogs for the blogroll

I recently updated our blogroll on the sidebar, as well as our 101 resources page. To help us further update the blogroll, please nominate any blogs you would like to see there.  The blogs must have original content about the … Continue reading

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Paper: On the Racialization of Asexuality

I borrowed a copy of Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives, which is an anthology of scholarly articles published in 2014.  Sennkestra wanted to write summaries of each chapter, but ran out of time, so now I’m doing that.  For the … Continue reading

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Asexuality in the library: Dewey Decimal Classification edition

What’s the current place of asexuality in the Dewey Decimal Classification system, used by most libraries in the world to organize their shelves? Continue reading

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A brief history of A Carnival of Aces

This month, the theme of the Carnival of Aces is the carnival itself. As someone who has been around since the Carnival started, and who has managed it for most of its lifetime, I’d like to explain its history. It’s … Continue reading

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A Spooky Reflection on Amatonormativity

With Halloween approaching, I find myself reflecting not just on the traditional horrors of the season but also that of amatonormativity. As a teenager, my best friend and I loved watching horror movies and, perhaps even more, we loved writing … Continue reading

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