Reflections on Writing About Asexuality

I haven’t written a post for the Carnival of Aces in a long time, but this month’s theme is ‘writing about asexuality,’ and I guess I do quite a bit of that, so I’ll give it a shot again. I have actually been thinking quite a bit about this topic recently, so it’s kind of … Continue reading

Being an Ally to Asexual People (A Guide)

Awareness and visibility of asexuality are increasing every day, and it makes me really happy to see people who are willing to make their voices heard and speak up for asexual people – be they ace themselves or not. Unfortunately, there’s also still a significant gap in common knowledge about what asexuality actually means and … Continue reading

The 82nd Edition of the Down Under Feminists’ Carnival

Welcome to the 82nd Edition of the Down Under Feminists’ Carnival! The DUFC is a collection of writing on broadly-defined feminist issues by Australian and New Zealand bloggers. It encompasses everything from political commentary to topics like race, gender, sexual inequality, queer issues, disability, human rights and social justice, sex and relationships, fat politics, feminist … Continue reading

Call for Submissions: 82nd Down Under Feminists’ Carnival

It’s that time again! Yup, that’s right. It’s time for the monthly Feminist Collection of Awesomeness that is the Down Under Feminists’ Carnival. For the newbies, the DUFC is a collection of writing on broadly-defined feminist issues by Australian and New Zealand bloggers. It encompasses everything from political commentary to topics like race, gender, sexual … Continue reading

Why is Rape in Art ‘Exquisite’?

Content note: discussion (and non-explicit visuals) of sexual violence, rape apology. The internet has been somewhat crazy of late because a man wore a sexist shirt while being interviewed on TV, was called out on it, and subsequently apologised. It all wouldn’t have been such a big deal, really, except that all of a sudden … Continue reading

Recent Writings in Other Places

In between digging and travelling, the last few months have also sent a few asexuality-related media and writing opportunities my way. Two have just been published – a piece over at Mamamia which I wrote after being contacted by one of their writers, and a piece for the Observer written by Alex Preston, for which … Continue reading