trigger-incoming: This website is like a suicide hotline but with text chat instead. I would appreciate it if you guys helped spread the word.
breathethedownbow: STFU Moffat: lettersfromthemargins: Dear Steven Moffat,Mr. Moffat, I would like to… lettersfromthemargins: Dear Steven Moffat, Mr. Moffat, I would like to know, has any one ever called you boring? Having seen your Doctor Who and Sherlock episodes, I would doubt that. You don’t seem to like boring very much Mr. Moffat. You do everything in your power to make sure that...
Lesbians 101 - A Comic Lesson Plan | By A.... →
how i feel about when straight people try to...
magicalfeminist: atenineten: Learn what a “safe space” is. Then don’t get mad about it because, if you aren’t queer, you are prolly already safe from persecution and exclusion due to your sexuality and/or gender identity. Don’t try to invade other people’s safe spaces. Try to make your spaces safer for them.
Nonbinary stats →
lottelodge: Nonbinary/genderqueer folk, do you feel like anonymously contributing to some stats about gender identity and expression? I’m running a bit of an informal data-gathering thing to see how people express their nonbinary gender. I’ll publish the statistical results in July 2013 in the form of graphs and charts. You will not be asked for your name, sex/gender assigned at birth, or...
Dull, But Sincere Filler: Tags with slashes now... →
ignatius-m: screenburned: ok! so tags with slashes in them, such as #personal/, have long been used to make something untrackable/keep it out of the relevant tag for Tumblr Savior purposes. normally, if you try to go to, say, http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/foobar/ it will just…
US: Philadelphia Mayor to sign landmark LGBT... →
tomithejellyfish: isincerelyhatetheinternet: “The Mayor of the US city of Philadelphia is to sign a city-wide ordinance offering protections, and benefits for LGBT citizens into law, in a ceremony on Thursday.” Go read the whole article It’s not just focusing on gay and lesbian partnership rights anymore I mean look at this “It will make city forms gender neutral, and makes it easier for...
AVEN Pride! June 29-30, 2013 →
neutrois: AVEN is shaping up to have the biggest and best Pride ever. On Saturday we’ll have a full-fledged conference in Berkeley with the major leaders of the Ace Movement and a day full of workshops Help fund Ace Pride!
Queer in STEM: LGBTQ in STEM: Who are we? →
To begin to answer those questions, we’ve initiated this online survey of LGBTQ folks working in STEM. If you’re queer, have completed at least a bachelor’s or technical degree, and are working in STEM in any capacity — grad school, the tenure track, corporate R&D, the nonprofit sector, or science communication — we want to hear from you, and we need your help to collect a comprehensive...
Joshua Dent's Improvised Journey →
celloproblems: Okay, so I’ve been posting about a certain someone’s Kickstarter quite a bit recently while otherwise neglecting this blog (finals are over, so I shall return this week). I rarely, if ever, endorse anything on this blog, but I truly believe that Joshua Dent deserves to make this album. I only have a glimmer of understanding of how it is to be a professional cellist, but I do...
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sinidentidades: I have a little less bad news than usual to report! My dad is still doing about as well as he can be right now. He had a doctor’s appointment a few days ago, and he reported the same thing about his cancer. It’s still present and spreading, and it’s not treatable. It’s been hard as usual. However, we’ve had a lot of support lately; it’s been really great despite the situation. ...
This Ad Has a Secret Anti-Abuse Message That Only... →
itsthatgirl-again: In an effort to provide abused children with a safe way to reach out for help, a Spanish organization called the Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation, or ANAR for short, created an ad that displays a different message for adults and children at the same time THAT IS FUCKING SMART
This is also for the people who wake early to watch flowers bloom; who notice...– Andrea Gibson (via phenomenaaa)
Taking asexuality seriously is a very big deal. To document a sizable number of...– from Bella DePaulo on Psychology Today. [link] They have some good and interesting articles on asexuality :). (via arruku)
savedmyselffromthedragon: I love that asexuals get to call themselves “ace.” That is the most badass identifier I have ever heard.
kahtiihma: agender-unicorn: also a reminder that you can savior specific photo posts if you put the image url in your tumblr savior so if there’s a particularly triggering image going around you can copy pasta the url into tumblr savior and it will be off your dash sweet jesus thank you
TW: violence, transphobia
writeswrongs: Trans woman stabbed, dumped in pond tied to concrete in Ohio afrafemme: thepeoplesrecord: fuckyeahmarxismleninism: A transgender woman was stabbed repeatedly and dumped into a pond tied to a block of concrete in Cleveland, Ohio. Only known by her birth given name, Carl Acoff, police announced yesterday they had identified her body after she went missing a month earlier on...
The A is Here to Stay | National Gay and Lesbian... →
greenchestnuts: ace-muslim: Sara Beth Brooks writes about asexuality on the blog of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. This is a very good post.
floateron: Hey, people of tumblr. The first few suggestions on google for “asexuality is…” are pretty nasty. So. Right now I’m doing my best to change that. Anyone wanna help? When you get time, just google awesome/nice things, like: Asexuality is awesome Asexuality is okay Asexuality is cool with me bro Asexuality is not a sin Asexuality is not wrong Asexuality is totally an...
emeraldincandescent: Friendly Neighborhood Sasshole: Help? metapianycist: So the bank I got a student loan from has a really shitty policy whereby if you miss a payment, you have to make a payment in order to get any kind of deferment (stopping payments for a while), even if it’s an economic hardship deferment. In order for me to stop the payments, I will have to make a $202 (USD) payment...
professionalmisanthrope: ☆ﾐ(o*･ω･)ﾉ Asexuals can appreciate good looking people ☆ﾐ(o*･ω･)ﾉ Asexuals are not necessarily sexually repressed or sex-repulsed ☆ﾐ(o*･ω･)ﾉ Asexuals can fall in love and enter relationships ☆ﾐ(o*･ω･)ﾉ Asexuals can have functioning libidos without being sexually attracted to people ☆ﾐ(o*･ω･)ﾉ Asexuality is not necessarily the result of sexual abuse
I just want the C
Straight Boys: Why are all the hot girls lesbians?
Lesbians: Why are all the hot girls straight?
Straight Girls: Why are all the hot guys gay?
Gay Guys: Why are all the hot guys straight?
Bisexual People: WHY ARE ALL THE HOT PEOPLE TAKEN?
Pansexual People: everyone is hot what do I do
Asexual People: what
Information on the struggles that face Bisexual... →
bisexual-community: elcocotecomera: abisexualfeminist: Information on the struggles that face Bisexual people. Bisexuals constitute the largest population within the LGBT community, but few services exist to address their specific needs. One in two bi women and one in three bi men have attempted or seriously considered suicide. This is significantly higher than the rates for...
THOUGHT VOMIT: iinventedeverything:... →
bezdan: iinventedeverything: abellandapomegranate: iinventedeverything: i’m really sorry to do this—but i just got off the phone w/student loan folks *again*, and they are going to be doing a double payment this month to “try to get me on track”—and i am just fucking *screwed*. i need help to survive for especially the next week, which is when all this money is going to be coming out of my...
bittergrapes: metapianycist: aceofantlers: dudefuckstudentteachers: Asexuality isn’t a spectrum, if you have or had any sexual desire at all you aren’t asexual. Stop being a goddamn special snowflake. When people talk about the asexual spectrum they are referring to a specific subset of a chart that indicates the frequency of sexual attraction or the number of people to whom one is...
teenageace: Morning Chorus: Sexuality and why asexuals are not oppressed or queer swankivy: iwilleatyourenglish: swankivy: morningchorus: So feeling the need to vent some thoughts, the whole GSM thing pissed me off. And this has been brewing for some time anyway. So here goes for a wall of text and TW for mentions of rape, homophobia, and sexism. I’m 27 years old. I realized I was a...
The Website is Up!
parallelworldsmagazine: The website is now up. I can’t say that this is how it’ll look in perpetuity (in fact, I hope it’s not), but it is sufficient for the moment. There’s still a lot to be done, but please don’t hesitate to give it out to your friends! Additionally, any publicizing you wish to do with other LGBTQA or Science Fiction tumblrs/websites/magazines would be very appreciated. For...
queerdeviance: thebigblackwolfe: Can we have a Day of Loud Queers instead of a Day of Silence? Cause I don’t see how being even more quiet works when you’re trying to represent QT folks being silenced. DAY OF LOUD QUEERS CAN WE PLEASE MAKE THIS HAPPEN????
A definition for those misdefining asexuality
iamalizardwomanfromthedawnoftime: What asexuality is: Not experiencing sexual attraction to others Or, in the case of grey-aces or demi-sexuals, not experiencing sexual attraction most of the time/except in certain circumstances What asexuality is not: Not wanting to have sex Not wanting to be loved Not wanting to be in a relationship that is more than friendship Not wanting any physical...
Sign petition to the Daily Mail - stop media... →
Sack Richard Littlejohn for his disgusting attack piece against Lucy Meadows, apologize for printing it, and institute a editorial review process to prevent this kind of discrimination from ever ending up in print again.” This week, a schoolteacher took her own life, a tragic result of media bullying that was egged on by a right-wing columnist for the UK’s 2nd-largest paper. Lucy Meadows just...
Taking Life One Day At A Time: Let's talk about... →
asexualityexists: nothingbutaces: I know, it just sounds so cutesy, right? But squishes can totally rock your world if you let them, just as much as romantic crushes. Even non-asexuals can get squishes; most people just don’t know what they’re feeling. So what is a squish, besides…
This is not a blog. No, seriously.: tw: rape →
toomanylokifeels: No, I am going to talk about this and you are going to listen. Asexuals often receive rape threats because people believe that asexual-identifying individuals cannot possibly not want to have sex; even though the idea that asexuality is defined by specifically not wanting to have sex is a false one. (And I’ve explained that here) It is for this reason why I am tired of the...