Category Archives: asexual identity

Question of the Week: January 16th, 2018.

Do you participate in fandom such as reading or writing fanfiction? According to Centrumlumina’s amazing survey of Archive of our Own* users from 2013  11.4% of respondents identify as asexual, 7.6% as demisexual, and 6.1% as gray-asexual (but people could … Continue reading

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Being vs Identifying as

This article is being cross-posted to my blog, A Trivial Knot. In modern philosophy, there is a thing called a performative speech act. That’s when you do things by saying things. For example if I say, “I apologize,” it is … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: October 31st, 2017

If you had unlimited budget, time, and creativity what would you dress up as for Halloween? I love the idea of costumes, but I’m terrible at actually putting in the time and effort to make them.  I am a massive … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: October 24th, 2017

Was questioning or uncertainty ever a big part of your identity?  As soon as I read the word asexual I said “that’s me” and moved on. In the almost ten years since other people have questioned if I’m asexual, but … 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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Ace in the Workspace: Q&A

Sharing my story about being ace in my current workplace, I didn’t anticipate the awesome discussion to follow in the comments section, and  from friends’ reactions and responses. The level of interest made me realize what should have been obvious: … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: May 9th, 2017.

When someone tells you they’re ace do you assume they’re out/open about it or closeted if they don’t give you any more information? Do you make a point of telling people if being ace is a private part of your … Continue reading

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