So Coy wrote an excellent piece on ace and stone – how they have similar struggles, similar stigmas, yet are seen as incompatible and mutually exclusive, policed as wholly separate, all while holding some of the same draws to a community and identity. This is barely a summary, and I highly recommend reading the piece.
In the comments, I realized that oh, wow – some people were now seeing paper as incompatible with ace. Continue reading
And if I were to type like this?
Aside from coming across like a pretentious try-hard, I’d be tempting more than one ghost.
This post is a submission to the June 2015 Carnival of Aces on the topic of mental health.
[Content warnings: self-blame, gaslighting, abuse, invalidation.]
A couple years ago, after an Ace Uncon session, I started a wikispace for ranking ace-competent mental health practitioners. Continue reading
Musings about categories, naming, who we mean to include/exclude, who feels included/excluded by what words. Naming of several kinds of trauma, non-graphic. Continue reading
So I noticed when Asexual Agenda announced the new contributors, La Rain’s profile linked to a tumblr for a zine called FUCKED, about sexual dysfunction and sex-positivity and queerness.
I clicked that so fast and my goodness do I recommend. Continue reading
*Content warnings for many kinds of trauma* Initially 1/6/15 here.
I have processed more trauma, more effectively, through kink, than in any other way. Continue reading