Category Archives: Community

Journal Club: Asexual counterpublics on Tumblr

This month, the ace journal club discussed “’Where I can be myself … where I can speak my mind’: Networked counterpublics in a polymedia environment”, by Bryce J. Renninger (2014). https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1461444814530095 (Requires journal access) The journal club meets once a … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Words and Conceptualizations

The Carnival of Aces for April has been posted by Bring on the Pigeons.  The theme was “Words and Conceptualizations“.  Please take a look! The next Carnival of Aces is being hosted by asexual.blog.  The theme for May is “Online … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Queering, Or Acing, a New Normal

The Carnival of Aces for April has been posted by Demisexual and Proud.  The theme was “Queering, Or Acing, a New Normal“.  Please take a look! The next Carnival of Aces is being hosted by Bring on the Pigeons.  The … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Dreams

The Carnival of Aces for March has been posted by Constance Bougie.  The theme was “Dreams“.  Please take a look! The next Carnival of Aces is being hosted by demiandproud.  The theme for March is “Queering, or Acing, a New … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Comparing Ace Spaces

The Carnival of Aces for February has been posted by Ace Film Reviews.  The theme was “Comparing Ace Spaces“.  Please take a look! The next Carnival of Aces is being hosted by Constance Bougie.  The theme for March is “Dreams”.  … Continue reading

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The weight of other priorities

In 2006, there was a television documentary titled The Root of All Evil? It was presented by Richard Dawkins, and the title refers, of course, to religion. Dawkins didn’t like the title, and thought it was ridiculous to say that … Continue reading

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The allo aro intersection matters

Last month, there was an incident where a prominent ace blogger very publicly questioned whether “allo aro” should be seen as an empowering label. This caused a furor among aro bloggers, and even the author deleted the post because they … Continue reading

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Increasing Accessibility Part 1: Virtual Meetups

This is a post for the August 2020 Carnival of Aces. It is cross-posted to Prismatic Entanglements. What am I hoping to get out of the ace community? In a word, accessibility. I mean that in a broad sense: accessibility … Continue reading

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IRL Ace Meetups… Online

My whole area just ordered everyone to shelter in place, to slow the spread of COVID-19.  No matter where you live, you could find yourself in a similar situation soon, if you’re not there already. Naturally, IRL ace meetups will … Continue reading

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Aro complaints about ace communities

When I started keeping tabs on the aro community on Tumblr, and I saw many complaints about ace communities.  I think it’s important that ace communities are made aware of these complaints, so I offered to publicize any complaints that … Continue reading

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