What It Means To Be Ace: Building community on shared experience

Special thanks go to my partner J for inspiring this post, and putting into neat words what I’ve been thinking about for a while. I am not much of a tumblr user, but when I occasionally browse through the things the few people I follow have reblogged, I am struck by the conflict that seems … More What It Means To Be Ace: Building community on shared experience

Fixed and Fluid Sexual Identities (from an ace perspective)

One of the things that interests me about (a)sexual identity and sexual orientation is the models we use to talk about and conceptualise them. I’ve seen two main ways of doing this in the queer community, which have then been transferred over into the ace community as well. First, there’s the ‘born this way’ idea, … More Fixed and Fluid Sexual Identities (from an ace perspective)

On Community

Sometimes, as a feminist navigating society, it feels like there is no-one in the world who actually sees things the way you do. It feels like everyone around you experiences all the sexism and the violence and the ingrained misogyny but never stops to think about what’s behind it. It gets stuffed into the cupboard … More On Community