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A Form of Love That Has Nothing to Do with Sex

Asexuality in YA Series: Day #6 Previous Posts: Even a Little is a Lot: Asexual Representation in YA by Lucy Mihajlich | Representing the Asexual Experience by Tabitha O’Connell | My Kind of Normal by Kelly Murashige | What’s So Important About Ace Representation? by Kazul Wolf | Navigating the In-Between: Demisexuality in YA Lit by Dill Werner | [...]

By | December 17th, 2016|Archive|Comments Off on A Form of Love That Has Nothing to Do with Sex

Let’s Talk: What is Easy and What is True?

by Adriana L. I try to avoid using the bathroom when I'm on campus. As a student employee and part-time student—someone who can expect to stay on campus for anywhere from four to eight hours on any given day—this is a pretty ambitious feat. Some days, it's just not feasible. True, there are a few [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|Blogathon 2016, Guest Blogs, Readers on Reading|Comments Off on Let’s Talk: What is Easy and What is True?

On Not Being a Real Teenager

Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series: Day 8 – Previous Posts: Introduction to Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series – The Excitement and Frustration of Being “Alone” – Actual Love – Being Surrounded by Something You’ve Never Quite Understood – On Writing Aromantic Characters in YA – Discovering Aromanticism – Broken, Villains, or Punishment - On Aromantic [...]

By | February 23rd, 2016|Archive, Guest Blogs|1 Comment

On Aromantic Visibility in YA

Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series: Day 7 – Previous Posts: Introduction to Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series – The Excitement and Frustration of Being “Alone” – Actual Love – Being Surrounded by Something You’ve Never Quite Understood – On Writing Aromantic Characters in YA – Discovering Aromanticism - Broken, Villains, or Punishment by Laya It [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|Archive, Guest Blogs|1 Comment

Broken, Villains, or Punishment

Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series: Day 6 – Previous Posts: Introduction to Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series – The Excitement and Frustration of Being “Alone” – Actual Love – Being Surrounded by Something You’ve Never Quite Understood – On Writing Aromantic Characters in YA - Discovering Aromanticism by Fox Salazar I remember being a young [...]

By | February 21st, 2016|Archive, Guest Blogs|Comments Off on Broken, Villains, or Punishment

Discovering Aromanticism

Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series: Day 5 – Previous Posts: Introduction to Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series – The Excitement and Frustration of Being “Alone” – Actual Love – Being Surrounded by Something You’ve Never Quite Understood - On Writing Aromantic Characters in YA by Alison Hi! I saw GayYA's post on Tumblr about people [...]

By | February 20th, 2016|Archive, Guest Blogs|Comments Off on Discovering Aromanticism

On Writing Aromantic Characters in YA

Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series: Day 4 – Previous Posts: Introduction to Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series – The Excitement and Frustration of Being “Alone” – Actual Love - Being Surrounded by Something You’ve Never Quite Understood by Denali Leone Describing my fictional characters to people is often like coming out again. While discussing my [...]

By | February 19th, 2016|Archive, Guest Blogs|Comments Off on On Writing Aromantic Characters in YA

Being Surrounded by Something You’ve Never Quite Understood

Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series: Day 3 – Previous Posts: Introduction to Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series – The Excitement and Frustration of Being “Alone” – Actual Love by Julia W. Looking back on the earlier elementary years, I was incredibly aromantic. I mean, I remember picking a boy to crush on because I thought [...]

By | February 18th, 2016|Archive, Guest Blogs|Comments Off on Being Surrounded by Something You’ve Never Quite Understood

Actual Love

Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series: Day 2 – Previous Posts: Introduction to Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series – The Excitement and Frustration of Being “Alone” by Ashley D. Wallis I thought I was broken. These are words I’ve heard time and time again in my inbox or on posts explaining aromanticism. For over a decade, [...]

By | February 17th, 2016|Archive, Guest Blogs|Comments Off on Actual Love

The Excitement and Frustration of Being “Alone”

Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series: Day 1 – Previous Posts: Introduction to Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week Series by Sacha My relationship with Young Adult fiction has been one of productive frustration. YA, specifically YA fantasy, is not only my favorite genre but actually the only genre of fiction that can ever hold my attention--I've always [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|Archive, Guest Blogs|Comments Off on The Excitement and Frustration of Being “Alone”