Category Archives: Interview

Interview with Angela Chen, Author of “Ace: What Asexuality Reveals about Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex”

We speak to author Angela Chen about what it was like to write a book about asexuality, and what she learned in the process. Continue reading

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Lisa Orlando, Author of The Asexual Manifesto (1972)

This “Manifesto” is not the last word on asexuality: it is only a beginning. -Lisa Orlando, The Asexual Manifesto, 1972 Last year, someone discovered a photo from 1973 that included a sign mentioning asexuals. The photo appeared in an article … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Laura Nowlin

“This Song is (Not) For You” is about three music loving teens and the way they manage their affection for each other.  This novel is notable for featuring both asexual and polyamorous rep, both of which are dramatically underrepresented in … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Kathryn Ormsbee

Kathryn Ormsbee is an American based demisexual author of both middle grade and young adult novels.  Her latest novel “Tash hearts Tolstoy” features a demiromantic asexual protagonist whose identity and relationships play a prominent role in the novel.  Kathryn was … Continue reading

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Doing it right. How Bojack Horseman worked with Ace LA

Bojack Horseman is a show that will not appeal to everyone’s tastes.  It’s a show about horrible people in depressing situations. The humour tends towards crass, and is often downright offensive.   It’s also getting a lot of great press at … 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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Dealing With Acephobia From Therapists, Part 2

Welcome back to my series on acephobia and therapy.  Last time, I shared my personal experiences with confronting acephobia from my therapist.  This time, I’ve interviewed a good friend of mine, who is a LMSW (Licensed Master Social Worker) in … Continue reading

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An interview about allosexual aromantics

Although allosexual aromantics have been around as an idea for a long time, recently they’ve arisen as a distinct group. To learn more, I talked to Adrien C., the mod of the Allosexual Aromantics tumblr. (2018 update: Sorry, the site … Continue reading

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Asexual activism in the Israeli military: an interview with Gaia Steinberg

 Gaia Steinberg is an activist in Israel.  They have done many talks about asexuality, primarily for the LGBT community, and lead the asexual contingent in Pride Tel-Aviv for three years.  But they first got involved in activism during their mandatory service to … Continue reading

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Asexuality and Activism in Finland, as Discussed with Kati

I recently had the opportunity to interview Kati, a student in Finland, and discuss her point of view on being a Finnish person in the English asexual community. We also conversed about gender, lgbt politics in Finland, definitions of asexuality, aromanticism, … Continue reading

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