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Asexual (The Echoes, c. 1985) – lyrics

Someone found and introduced this song on AVEN a few months ago and it was too amazing not to share. I couldn’t find the lyrics anywhere yet, so here’s a quick transcript. The song is from 1985 (re-released in 2000), … Continue reading

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Ace Competent Healthcare Resources

As some of you may have seen in my recent tumblr post, I’ve been working on developing a masterpost of ace healthcare related resources or writings that I could pass around as a reference for aces or allies interested in … Continue reading

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Marriage Tax Bonuses and Penalties

A/N – this is a post about the United States – your situation may be very different if you live elsewhere, as most other major countries don’t do taxes the same way the us does. When discussing the idea of marriage … Continue reading

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Help Wanted: Crowdsourcing a Comprehensive Asexual Research Bibliography!

Now that the Asexual Explorations bibliography has officially been retired, there is a dearth of good resources for people who want to start reading up on asexual research but have no idea where to start. Bibliographies – whether comprehensive or … Continue reading

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Feedback Wanted: Issues Aces Face

Back in 2016, I created two quick slides listing common ace issues for a general asexuality 101 presentation at Creating Change: At the time, the main issues I highlighted were: Rejection, Denial, or belittlement of ace identities and experiences Limited … Continue reading

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So, the worst case scenario is likely happening. What comes next?

A/N: as of now (9:45pm) the race has not officially been called – but it’s looking increasingly unlikely that things will turn out well. At this point I’d love to have to eat my words, but right now i am … Continue reading

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Models of Sexuality in Shively and De Cecco’s “Components of Sexual Identity” (1977)

A/N: this post is partially inspired by historicallyace’s recent post on the history of Split Attraction Models – check it out here. As I mentioned in a recent post, I recently stumbled across an early example of a split-orientation style model … Continue reading

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Coming Out Stories

A/N: I posted this to another private community as part of a National Coming Out day prompt about sharing your coming out stories, but I thought I’d post it here too for everyone else. To anyone who is planning to … Continue reading

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Asexuality in Court Records from Hollingsworth v. Perry

So while trying to look up some more information on works by Kenji Yoshino, I actually stumbled upon something else pretty neat – mentions of asexuality in court transcripts from the Hollingsworth v. Perry court case, which is notable for … Continue reading

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Evaluating California Ballot Propositions

A/N: this is just a description of my personal methods for researching ballot measures; you should tailor your own research to your own political interests.  As elections approach this November, one additional factor for Californians to consider is the set … Continue reading

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