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February 2017 Carnival of Aces: Resistance, Activism, & Self-Care

The February 2017 Carnival of Aces shone a spotlight on “Resistance, Activism, & Self-Care.” Here are the entries we received:

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Losing Access to Therapy, Quietly Resisting Anyway

This (slightly late) post is for the February 2017 Carnival of Aces on Resistance, Activism, and Self-Care. Cross-posted to Prismatic Entanglements. Content warnings:¬†familial rejection, trauma, emotional abuse, anti-PTSD ableism and victim-blaming, bad therapists and lack of access to therapy, anti-atheist … Continue reading

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Bad Experiences in University (Part One): The Activism Committee

In my last article, I spoke about how my experiences with SpectrumLSU has helped me grow and move pass my pessimism surrounding teaching and understanding asexuality. However, my entire university experience hasn’t been easy. There are three experiences that immediately … Continue reading

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Overcoming Past Experience

On 14 March 2015, I stood at the front of a lecture room, ready to present a PowerPoint, and was astounded when people actually started walking in.¬†It was the 5th annual Louisiana Queer Conference and I had been invited to … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion: Have We Moved Beyond Just Awareness?

The panel discussion series is a new monthly feature in which our regular writers are asked to weigh in on a question or topic of interest in the broader ace community. The aim of these posts is to present a … Continue reading

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Is it Worth Fueling the Fire?

Around 3 years ago, the Tumblr asexuality tag exploded when “FatherAngel,” a catholic priest, began posting his opinions and beliefs about asexuals into the tag. He responded to a question about whether or not asexuals should be allowed to marry … Continue reading

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So You Want to Talk to the Media: Some tips and other things to think about.

If you’re a blogger or an activist or someone researching asexuality, chances are that someone will one day ask you to do an interview, or to be in the media in some form. If you’re thinking about talking to the … Continue reading

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