Category Archives: Guest post

Quarantine? – Sounds Like Normal to Me

This is a guest post submitted by Rachel for the Carnival of Aces this month. Content Warning: my usual level of weapons-grade bitterness, vague discussion of social isolation The prompt this month is about the quarantine for COVID-19, decidedly not … 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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Trying to Define ‘Romantic’

This is a guestpost by demiandproud. Hi, I’m a demisexual Dutchwoman who’s identified as such since her mid-twenties. I toyed with adopting a romantic orientation label for a long time while figuring out how attraction works for me. In the … Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: The Asexual Succubus

Sara K. blogs at The Notes Which Do Not Fit, and has written a number of book reviews of asexual fiction. She is continuing the ace tropes series. “So what is my assignment, then?” “Succubus.” Abbie blinked slowly at her, … Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: Ace Meets Incubus

Sara K. blogs at The Notes Which Do Not Fit, and has written a number of book reviews of asexual fiction. She is continuing the ace tropes series. Some cultures have stories about mythical beings which are extremely sexually attractive, … Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: Ace in a Poly

Sara K. blogs at The Notes Which Do Not Fit, and has written a number of book reviews of asexual fiction. She is continuing the ace tropes series. Content Note: this post contains some non-explicit discussion of sex. “I have … Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: And There Is a Human

Sara K. blogs at The Notes Which Do Not Fit, and has written a number of book reviews of asexual fiction.  She is continuing the ace tropes series. Another few heart-pounding moments passed, and then Sal [robot] curled closer, rolling from her back to … Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: Not Having Words

Sara K. blogs at The Notes Which Do Not Fit, and has written a number of book reviews of asexual fiction.  She is continuing the ace tropes series. Note: this post contains discussion of sexual consent issues. The opening example in particular may make … Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: Drawing the No-Sex Line

Sara K. blogs at The Notes Which Do Not Fit, and has written a number of book reviews of asexual fiction.  She is continuing the ace tropes series, albeit with more of a focus on books. Note: this post discusses sexual consent. Ilsa summoned … Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: The Concerned Ex

Sara K. blogs at The Notes Which Do Not Fit, and has written a number of book reviews of asexual fiction.  She is continuing the ace tropes series, albeit with more of a focus on books. “It was embarrassing,” Xander … Continue reading

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