Tag Archives: aces

The Bleak Future of Asexuality

Of all the prompts for this month’s Carnival of Aces theme (The Next Generation), this was the one to catch my eye: “– How might things be different for the next generation of people on the ace-spectrum? How *should* they … Continue reading

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In Which I am Amused; also, puppets

It all started when I came across a self-identified LGBTQ ally on tumblr decrying the possible marriage of Bert & Ernie… [TW for heterosexism and stereotyping asexuals] “I am all for gay rights, equality, and teaching children tolerance & acceptance. … Continue reading

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Was I Fired Because of My Asexuality?

[TW for ableism/disablism] Was I fired because of my asexuality? Now when I ask that, I don’t mean my boss went “Oh she’s asexual. Can’t have any of those people around!” But thinking about it, I don’t think I would … Continue reading

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I think I’m sick of the concept of privilege

I’m sick of the word privilege. It’s turned from something that was supposed to help us to quickly illuminate the differences between a non-privileged group and a privileged group. If you’re from a non-privileged group you know the differences. You … Continue reading

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It’s Cold Out Here in the Rain

Why do some asexuals want the label “queer” for themselves in the first place? Well there are so, so many possible reasons and motivations for that that if I tried to examine them all I’d be here all night (you … Continue reading

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Active Asexuality

Repeat your Aceness. What does that mean? I mean that once you tell people you are asexual, don’t let it rest! After I began coming out as asexual, I noticed in myself a hesitancy to comment on it in further … Continue reading

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Asexuality, Oppression, and Placement

Asexuality seems to be the perpetual oddball when it comes to placing (a) & sexual orientations on a spectrum or scale. Are asexuals straight or queer? Neither? Both? Some are straight and others are queer? Where do we put these … Continue reading

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