Tag Archives: sexual orientation

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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“Was I Fired Because of My Asexuality?” Revisited

“Was I Fired Because of my Asexuality? Revisited” AKA in which I am automatically a cold, rude, liar because of my asexual orientation and mental illness. Two years ago, I wrote a post here Was I Fired Because of My … Continue reading

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Food, Sex, and Asexuality

I don’t like the food metaphors. Is it okay to say that? I know it seems like almost everyone likes to use hunger, or food, or doughnuts, or something along that line, to explain to non-asexuals what being asexual is … Continue reading

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Oh look, a non-ace with brand-new ideas about demisexuality. Not.

Today I had a nasty shock when I went to leave a link to my prior post on the “Shameless Self Promotion Sunday” post over at Feministe. That nasty shock was because I came across a nasty, ignorant post about … Continue reading

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that’s what Google said…

[TRIGGERS AND WARNINGS: non-graphic mentions of sex, minor cussing] I’ve seen a couple ace bloggers responding to the questions and search terms that pop up in their search engine referral boxes. I’ve never done that before because quite frankly, the … Continue reading

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A bit on the “Everyone wants me to be an asexual!

In the debate about whether the term “sexual” is offensive as a term for people who are not asexual, one problem I have heard brought up is the over-sexualization of gay people. I have heard some gay people make the … Continue reading

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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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