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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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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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Wanted: Aces and Aros at Creating Change 2017 in Philadelphia!

Hello followers! If any of you are thinking about attending Creating Change this year or plan to submit proposals, please hit me up! I’m part of a facebook group for Aces and Aros at Creating Change and we’ve just started the process of … Continue reading

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First Clue

When I was at Creating Change in Denver, Colorado in 2015, one of the organizations there was the storytelling project First Clue – they had a nifty booth set up where people could make little polaroids of themselves with a short … Continue reading

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About the whole anti-GLAAD “#Giveitback” thing

Update: Glad has changed the phrasing “A is for ally” to “Be an Ally. Build Acceptance”, which fixed really the only thing about this that was potentially a problem, so kudos on them for a prompt and reasonable response. ——- … Continue reading

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Aces like Words, Part 2: The Ambiguity of Friendship

(this is the first part of my rather last minute response to the February Carnival of Aces. Part 1 can be found here.) One of the big areas in which we in the ace and aro communities find ourselves lacking words … Continue reading

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Aces like Words, part 1: Filling in the Gaps

(this is the first part of my rather last minute response to the February Carnival of Aces.) One of the many things that I’ve noticed about the ace community is: We like to make up words for things. Within the community, … Continue reading

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