Category Archives: Media

Journal Club: Introducing Asexuality

This month, the ace journal club discussed “Unthinking Compulsory Sexuality: Introducing Asexuality” by Ela Przybylo, from Introducing the New Sexuality Studies: Original Essays 4th Edition, edited by Nancy L. Fischer, Laurel Westbrook, and Steven Seidman (2022). https://www.academia.edu/84497141/Introducing_Asexuality_Unthinking_Compulsory_Sexuality (accessible with account) … Continue reading

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How to tell if you’re allosexual, if you’re a journalist

Are you a journalist looking to write an article explaining how you can tell if you’re allosexual? Or perhaps you’re researching to write about arosexuals, cupiosexuals, frayromantics, dreamsexuals, abrosexuals, hyposexuals, lithsexuals, or beyond? Please reconsider.

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Journal Club: A brief history of asexuality

This month, the ace journal club discussed “A brief history of asexuality”, Chapter 4 from “The Evolution of Online Asexual Discourse” by Andrew Hinderliter (2016). https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/items/98549 (publicly accessible) The journal club meets once a month on Discord, using text or … Continue reading

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Journal Club: Gendering asexuality

This month, the ace journal club discussed “Gendering asexuality and asexualizing gender: A qualitative study exploring the intersections between gender and asexuality” by Kristina Gupta (2019). https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1363460718790890 (requires journal access) The journal club meets once a month on Discord, using … Continue reading

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Journal Club: Asexuality in YA

This month, the ace journal club discussed “Asexuality and the Potential of Young Adult Literature for Disrupting Allonormativity” by Patricia Kennon. (2021) https://www.ijyal.ac.uk/articles/10.24877/IJYAL.41/# (publicly accessible) The journal club meets once a month on Discord, using text or voice as club … Continue reading

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Gray Asexuality in mainstream media

As regular readers know, I use Google Alerts to keep tabs on asexuality in mainstream (primarily news) media. In this article, I will survey the alerts for any mention of gray-asexuality, and discuss how it’s presented. This was directly inspired … Continue reading

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Jones and the emotionless aroace

This post contains spoilers for Gunnerkrigg Court up to Chapter 48 or so. Gunnerkrigg Court is a critically acclaimed webcomic that has been running since 2005. I’ve been reading it almost as long, since before I realized I was queer. … Continue reading

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Soulmates and uncertainty in “Cupido”

Long-time readers may remember a time when I talked about a lot of webcomics, and occasionally made recommendations. While I haven’t searched for new webcomics lately, I still keep up with old webcomics for years on end, as long as … Continue reading

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Asexuality Alerts: Final week

The asexuality alert journal is a miniseries where I journal my way through the Google alerts for asexuality during Pride month. This is the fifth and final post, where I discuss the final week of June and make some concluding … Continue reading

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Asexuality Alerts: Week 3

The asexuality alert journal is a miniseries where I journal my way through the Google alerts for asexuality during Pride month. This is the fourth post, where I talk about June 16-22. Asexuality alert nirvana Now that we’re over half … Continue reading

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