The Language of Asexuality Before AVEN

The asexual community as we know it today is quite young; while the broader LGBTQ rights movement is usually traced back to the Stonewall Riots of 1969, the modern asexual community evolved much later. The founding of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN) in 2001 was an important milestone in the asexual movement; theContinue reading “The Language of Asexuality Before AVEN”

The Power of Reappropriation Protest

In an increasingly progressive society, marginalized groups are more and more being empowered to fight prejudice and hatred wherever it appears. This kind of protest can take many forms; reappropriation is one form of protest in which groups fight disparaging words, symbols, and narratives by adopting them for their own use. This type of protestContinue reading “The Power of Reappropriation Protest”