Category Archives: Community

The Implausibility of Offline Meetups, and Idle Dreams for the Future

This post is for the July 2017 Carnival of Aces, the topic of which is “Ace-ing it up offline.” It has been cross-posted to Prismatic Entanglements. I live in an area with very little (visible) ace presence. Although I have … Continue reading

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Okcupid Questions Asexual People Might Want to Answer, an Ace Dating Resource

Okcupid is my favourite dating site or app because of its questions feature. Okcupid questions let you state your preferences and deal breakers and figure out how a potential date feels about the same questions before you’ve ever even talked … Continue reading

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Asexual education and visibility from Spanish-speaking communities, part 2

Now I’m going to focus on the differences between local Spanish-speaking groups and their approaches to visibility. Continue reading

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Asexual education and visibility from Spanish-speaking communities, part 1

This post focus on the differences between USA/the Anglophone communities and the Spanish-speaking communities. Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: Ace Police

This is a part of the series on ace tropes in fiction.  It was written by Siggy, but Sara K. suggested the idea and provided some examples. Marcella shook her head. “Anything sexual makes you not an Ace. Touching yourself … Continue reading

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On burning out (and phoenixes)

This post was written for the February 2017 Carnival of Aces on the topic of Resistance, Activism, and Self-Care. Content warnings: discussion of anti-ace hostility and familial rejection, mention of sexual violence It’s hard for me to pinpoint the moment … 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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