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Love, Labels and Finally Letting Go.

So I wanted to kick start my blog on a bit of a happier note – and also talk about aromanticism separately – but I’m very sad to say that I recently found out that a family friend of ours is going to lose his wife to brain cancer. 1,382 more words

Dukeofellington

Sex Indifference and My Decision to Take Sex Out of the Picture


Hello again! For those of you who are looking forward to my next writing article, don’t worry! I’ll have one up soon. In the meantime, I’d like to talk about asexuality some more. 819 more words

Experiences

6 Things That Made Me Realize I'm an Aromantic Asexual

Sometimes when I think about how long it took me to figure out my orientation and identity, I’m absolutely astounded. I was raised in a very conservative(not necessarily political, but highly religious/traditionalist) household and discovering these different aspects of myself has led to a curious kind of peace within myself. 1,089 more words

Experiences

Carnival of Aces: The Ups and Downs of an Aro-Ace Identity

Recently, I’ve had to look very closely at myself and what I want out of my relationships.

Two years ago, this wasn’t an option. I was fighting so many battles that it was easier to go along with the norm than it was to wage a war to be myself. 889 more words

Aromantic

Italian Pasta and Romantic Attraction

One of the hardest things for me to explain is how I’m in a relationship. 529 more words

Asexuality

Why I Don't Date Cishet White Men

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Note: for a definition of cisgender please see our definitions page. Also, when I say “het” I am referring to people who are both heterosexual (sexually attracted to people of another gender) and heteroromantic (romantically attracted to people of another gender). 541 more words

Gallaudet University's Colorfest: Metamorphosis

I was given the amazing opportunity to start this year’s ColorFest at Gallaudet University with presentations on asexuality and aromanticism. I was really nervous, but it was so great and went over really well, and I can’t thank the coordinators enough for letting me do this. 85 more words

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