Category: Personal

Trans 101 | Nonbinary Awareness Week

Since coming out as nonbinary, I've dealt with a lot of questions and confusion from people who had only the barest idea of what it meant to be transgender. It can be difficult to field those questions yourself; it's taken me years to figure out and feel secure in my gender, and I can't just … Continue reading Trans 101 | Nonbinary Awareness Week

Update: I’m back (sorta)

I haven't posted on this blog or on my patreon for a while now. The reason for that is two things happened in November: 1) I realised I was doing more than I could handle with my chronic fatigue; 2) seasonal depression. I'll let you know a little bit more about those two things, and … Continue reading Update: I’m back (sorta)

Common misconceptions about asexuality

Common misconceptions about asexuality

This is a post for Asexual Awareness Week 2017. Let's debunk some myths and crush some stereotypes, shall we? 'Asexual is just a way of saying you don't want sex, it's not a real orientation.' There are so many things wrong with this statement. For one, being asexual doesn't mean you don't want sex, as … Continue reading Common misconceptions about asexuality

What is asexuality? The ace spectrum

What is asexuality? The ace spectrum

This is a post for Asexual Awareness Week 2017. In my initial definition, I said an asexual person is someone who experiences little to no sexual attraction. I'm here to talk about the 'little' part. Gray-ace People who feel sexual attraction in very specific situations, in very little amounts, or in flux, might feel more … Continue reading What is asexuality? The ace spectrum

What is asexuality? Asexuality vs. celibacy

What is asexuality? Asexuality vs. celibacy

This is a post for Asexual Awareness Week 2017. Yesterday I told you an asexual person is someone who does not feel sexual attraction. So what does that mean? What even is sexual attraction? Well, I don't know. I've never felt it. AVEN defines it as 'desire to have sexual contact with someone else, to … Continue reading What is asexuality? Asexuality vs. celibacy

What is asexuality? Romantic vs. sexual attraction

What is asexuality? Romantic vs. sexual attraction

This is a post for Asexual Awareness Week 2017. 'Asexual' is a sexual orientation, like heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, etc. An asexual person is someone who experiences little to no sexual attraction. Asexual is often shortened to 'ace'. That's it! That's the definition of asexual. Now let's talk about what 'asexual' doesn't mean. Let's talk about other … Continue reading What is asexuality? Romantic vs. sexual attraction