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“Greatist Hits”: Help from followers needed!

Hello readers! After over six years of running this blog, even I can’t remember what all I’ve posted here. So I figure now is a good time to start collecting some of the most popular and/or useful things I’ve written … Continue reading

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ACHA-NCHA II and Asexuality: Initial Explorations

Since I don’t actually have time to do any deeper analysis anytime soon, here’s a brief peek at my initial graphic representations of data from the NCHA over the last several years, both before and after adding “asexual” as an … Continue reading

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Milestones and Priorities

This is a down-to-the-wire submission to the April Carnival of Aces, “All the birds but us…”. For a long time – including the period when I started and was most active on this blog – I mostly thought about big … Continue reading

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“Asexual” Updated in the OED

(Take that, “but that’s not what the dictionary says” sticklers!) This March, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), which is widely considered the most comprehensive of authorative english language dictionary, released a new update that included major additions and expansions to … Continue reading

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Wanting to be *[with] someone

Figuring out what “attraction” really meant was a bit of a puzzle for me, especially when I first questioned whether I was ace. I definitely knew early on that I must not be feeling quite the same thing everyone else … Continue reading

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“Asexual Computer Repair” on Nathan For You

So, as of a couple days ago, the Nathan For You asexuality episode has aired! Here’s some initial comments after my first watchthrough. (warning: will contain spoilers for this episode but nothing else in the season, afaik) The asexual computer … Continue reading

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Asexual Prevalence in the ACHA-NCHA II

Today I wanted to highlight a pretty cool but little known new source of potential asexual prevalency information: The ACHA NCHA II. (s/o to David Jay for sending me a link to this!) The ACHA-National College Health Assessment II (ACHA-NCHA II) … Continue reading

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A Designated Person

I was filling out some forms for work recently when I was reminded of the above section of the SF Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, which is a feature that I actually really like – the fact that this expands benefits not just to the typical family and married/romantic partner, but to literally anyone you choose to designate, regardless of relationship. Continue reading

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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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