Tag Archives: QUILTBAG

A bit on internalized stigma and the duties of asexuals

[TW for discussion of identity policing and anti-ace attitudes] “Too bad Internet Asexuals have such a shitty track record when it comes to analyzing the cultural context that their movement exists in, otherwise they might have something to say about … 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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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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