Contributors

Siggy is a physics grad student in the U.S.  He is gay gray-A, and makes amateur attempts at asexual activism.  His interests include godlessness, scientific skepticism, and math.  While not working or blogging, he plays video and board games with his boyfriend, and folds colored squares.  He also blogs at A Trivial Knot.

Sciatrix  is an American graduate student studying ecology, evolution and behavior. She identifies as asexual and has mostly given up trying to sort out the whole romance thing for now. She has previously blogged about asexuality at Writing From Factor X. In her free time, she trains in canine agility and knits oddly cabled hats.

QueenieOfAces is a graduate student in the U.S. studying Japanese religion.  She is a queer asexual.  She also blogs over at Concept Awesome and runs Resources for Ace Survivors.  She is never quite sure what to write in these introduction things, but this one time she accidentally got a short story on asexuality published in an erotica magazine.

Laura is an aromantic asexual, queer-identified, and a Muslim. She lives in the U.S., works in online tech support, and volunteers for a Muslim anti-racism organization. She blogs about asexuality, queer Muslim issues, and other topics at Notes of an Asexual Muslim and was a monthly columnist at LoveInshAllah.com.

Talia is an asexual, nonbinary trans, vegan-feminist that drinks a lot of coffee and stays up very late playing World of Warcraft and writing fiction. They are working on a PhD in Environmental Studies where they think a lot about oppression as intersectional and impacting identities differentially. Talia has a particular fondness for asexuality, fandom, and Critical Animal Studies. Their personal blog is Petunia Party on Tumblr.

Elizabeth is an American starving artist creative type who is often mistaken for a lesbian, due to the fact that she is more-or-less engaged to a lady. She is actually panromantic, asexual, and polyamorous. She is formally trained in creative writing with a focus on non-fiction and poetry, and amateurishly designs websites. She has a blog called Prismatic Entanglements, where she mostly writes long-winded personal essays and social criticism. In her spare time, she enjoys coming up with new Pokemon strategies and never going to church.

D.C. is currently an undergraduate student in the U.S. studying English. She identifies as a demi-romantic asexual, but spends her time dabbling in WTFromanticism. She spends her time working with her university’s LGBT group in an attempt to get more asexuals involved. While in the organization she has led educational workshops about asexuality and is also a mentor and panelist for them. In her free time, D.C. reads, crochets, or plays video games and board games. She has been told she gives off a “lesbian vibe” and an “anime vibe.”

Smrf is a grayromantic demisexual who has a B.A. in anthropology. Basically she runs around the country and digs holes for a living. In her off time she blogs about asexuality-related issues at her blog kinkyasexuals (Tumblr: kinkyasexuals.tumblr.com WP: kinkyasexuals.wordpress.com), and also does workshops at conventions about Asexuals in BDSM. She’s a living embodiment of her moniker, but please don’t call her Smurfette. She’s also not a huge fan of cake unless it’s made out of ice cream or chocolate chip cookies.

Amanda is an American post-grad trying to find her writing career footing. Currently, she works as a PR Associate. She identifies as asexual and something-romantic–she’s still figuring out the right prefix. Amanda also dabbles on Medium and in her spare time reads, plays video games, goes to meetups for geeks and introverts such as herself, and confuses all she meets on Tumblr.

Former contributors:

Jo is an ancient history honours student in Australia, with a particular interest in gender and sexuality in antiquity. In her free time she devours books, tea and Doctor Who, but is honestly not that into cake, and proudly calls herself a feminist and an activist. She identifies an an aromantic asexual a little bit more every day. Jo also blogs at A Life Unexamined on feminism and asexuality.

Tim is an undergraduate studying history and anthropology. He has known about asexuality for about a year, in that time he has tried to find his feet as an asexual activist. He identifies both as asexual and aromantic and hopes to one day establish a queer platonic relationship with a girl. Tim also blogs at acedawg9.

Katie is an American expat working abroad on environmental conservation.  She is a queer romantic asexual, mixed race, and existentially overwhelmed.  When she’s not chasing pigs away from her vegetable garden, she likes to keep up on intersectional issues and open her ears to the murmurs of the internet.

Jasmine is an English student. She views herself primarily as an asexual and is still undecided about whether the term aromantic does apply to her, so uses it only sparingly. She considers herself a feminist and an activist. In her spare time she enjoys writing, acting and watching a seemingly dangerous amount of Supernatural.

Aydan is an aromantic asexual biology grad student in the US. She blogs at Confessions of an Ist about asexuality, Christianity, environmentalism, and feminism. She also enjoys reading, writing fiction, and hugging trees.

Calinlapin is a ghostwriter and a student in gender studies in Paris. He’s aromantic and asexual and blogs at Asexualité-s, mostly in French.

Cleander is a queer-identified aromantic asexual and an undergraduate student of linguistics. She also blogs about asexuality at Next Step: Cake, and in her spare time she enjoys cooking, board games, and reading manga.

Annette is currently working on her undergraduate degree in Communication. She is an asexual lesbian and enjoys being involved in the queer community on her campus. This is her first foray into more serious blogging, though you can find her personal tumblr at annetterfly.tumblr.com. When not particularly busy, Annette enjoys learning, hanging out with her friends, and making videos of stick bugs dancing to sick beats. She is not nearly as un-hip as this biography suggests.

Ace Eccentric is a U.S.-ian library science graduate student. She is a romantic asexual neutrois (which in her case means neutral-gendered) in a long-term romantic relationship with an allosexual femme. She is also at An Asexual Space, where she discusses her sexuality and gender. One day she hopes to be a published fiction author.

Andrew is a working on a Ph.D. in linguistics and is currently writing his dissertation on online asexual discourse.  He blogs at Asexual Explorations Blog and runs the site Asexual Explorations.  He is interesting in promoting better communication between asexual communities and those researching asexuality.