Category Archives: personal experience

Question of the Week: November 28th, 2017.

How do you feel about secrets? We’ve talked a little before about how for some people their asexuality is a secret, but the spate of recent sexual allegations of famous media personalities has me thinking more generally about the kind … Continue reading

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On being unrequited

Content warnings: mention of suicide in a fictional work, discussion of trauma messing with conceptions of the future and relationships, brief mention of abusive relationships (with no specifics), some crappy statements about the insufficiency of aces in relationships On a completely … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: November 14th, 2017.

What does a positive response to coming out as asexual look like to you? We hear about all the horrible things that people get asked when they come out as ace, but less about the good stories, or suggestions for … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: November 7th, 2017.

Do you not experience sexual attraction and desire as linked together or independently? It was tricky for me to come up with a simple way to phrase this question. The absence of a correlation is difficult to discuss, but if … Continue reading

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When did you know?

I have a friend who in the last few months has started questioning if they might be queer (although they’re still trying to figure out where exactly they might fall).  They’ve been talking to me about it a fair amount, … Continue reading

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Labels Versus Identities: Are We Boxed In?

I want to breach a question with all of you. I was riding backseat on a road trip recently, resting my eyes and combating moderate carsickness, when I overheard two friends carrying on a discussion up front. The driver is … 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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