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AVEN is the world's biggest asexual site, but it is not the only one. If you want to check out where else asexuality is cropping up on the Internet, check out this page!

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Related forums

  • AceFet is a forum for asexuals, aromantics, and all those on the asexual/aromantic spectrum with an interest in fetish or kink.
  • Apositive.org was founded in order to provide a more sex-positive alternative to the atmosphere of AVEN and to promote advanced and complex discussion of asexuality. It welcomes people of all orientations, preferably those who are already familiar with the basics of asexuality. Learn more about Apositive.
  • Arocalypse is a laid back community designed for providing support for aromantics of all sexualities and education for those who want to learn more.
  • Asexual Lesbians is a forum for asexual lesbians. It is open to anyone who identifies as lesbian or is interested in asexual lesbian issues.
  • The A-sylum caters to "the more off-the-wall variety of asexual". It is a community-based website for people who like jokes that aren't dirty, although there is serious discussion as well. Learn more about The A-sylum.
  • Asexual Youth is a message board provided by the Queer Youth Network (UK based alternative sexuality and gender organisation), moderated by a dedicated Asexual Coordinator offering support, information and resources for younger people (25 and under) as well as their advocates.
  • Aromantic Asexuals is a community for aromantic asexuals to connect and discuss, in whatever depth, aromanticism. All aromantics are welcome to discuss anything - non-aromantics to discuss aromanticism. A place for them if they feel they need it.
  • AroPlane is a forum for aromantics, grey-romantics, demiromantics, lithromantics, sexual aromantics, and other aromantic spectrum individuals.
  • AVEN Backup Board is the official temporary board for AVEN, used during site downtime. Operational since August 2012, prior to this the AVENites Unite was used during downtime (See Info below). Learn more about the Backup Board
  • AVENites Unite was a temporary board for AVEN, created when the site was TOSed in 2006, and subsquently used when AVEN goes down. Learn more about AVENites Unite
  • Card House was created as a "safer, more respectful location for asexual and asexual-spectrum people to talk about asexuality."
  • Demi Grace is a forum home for demisexuals, grey-asexuals and allies.
  • TransYada forums is a forum for all kinds of queer, but originally an offshoot from the AVEN community (especially from the gender subforum).

Informative Websites

  • Asexual Awareness Week is an international campaign to promote awareness about asexuality. Some of the things you can expect are a series of guest blogs, an asexual community wide demographic survey, and screenings of documentary (A)sexual. Learn more about Asexual Awareness Week.
  • Asexual Explorations exists to promote the academic study of asexuality and connect people with the resources that exist, written for academics doing research, students writing papers , and anyone else who interested in the subject. Learn more about Asexual Explorations.
  • Asexuality Studies is an online forum for interdisciplinary asexuality research which was launched in October 2011 by Mark Carrigan. The site is now defunct but all posts and articles remain up for archival purposes.

Blogs

About Asexuality

Active

  • Ace Watch links to research, information, and articles about asexuality.
  • The Asexual Agenda is a group blog dedicated to providing news and views (beyond asexuality 101) for people on the asexual spectrum .
  • Asexual Explorations is the blog of an asexual in his mid 20's who writes about asexual identity and identity politics as well as some personal reflections on his own asexuality.
  • Asexual Love is the blog of the mysterious Ace Amoeba, a collection of short articles from a unique perspective.
  • Asexy Amy is the blog of Amyb about being asexual and aromantic.
  • Asexy Beast is the blog of Ily, an AVENite and meetup organizer from San Francisco.
  • Asexy Quotes contains quotes about asexuality, aromanticism, not falling in love, and/or not having sex.
  • Hypomnemata is a blog by a sex-positive, feminist, socialist, aromantic asexual.
  • Love from the Asexual Underground is the blog (formerly a podcast) of David Jay, AVEN's founder. Here he talks about his latest visibility efforts and his experiences with queer-positive and sex-positive allies.
  • Meowing at the Moon is written by Stephanie Silberstein, LGBT activist and author of Shades of Gay, which included an asexual character.

Inactive

  • Ace of Hearts is the blog of theimpossiblek, a romantic asexual feminist nerd in her twenties.
  • Apositive.org maintains a blog of opinions and announcements from its members.
  • Rainbow Amoeba's Petri Dish is the blog of a 23-year-old asexual female who identifies as a dreamer and is trying to make sense of the world.
  • The Venus of Willendork is the blog of Venus, a lesbian who continually questions her (a)sexuality; although she no longer uses the asexual label for herself, she has no desire for sex as of yet.

Partly About Asexuality

  • Meanwhile, Inside My Head... is the blog of Hound, an asexual loner who "spends a lot of time thinking about things". His thoughts include, but are not limited to, thoughts on his asexual identity.
  • Skeptic's Play is a blog loosely about skepticism, written by miller (aka Siggy), a physics student. After identifying on the asexual spectrum, he started an LGBTA category on his blog, primarily focusing on asexuality.

Related Topics

  • Prude is a parody blog written by an apparent antisexual who is committed to Chastity, Dignity, and Kindness to Penguins.
  • Queers United is an activist blog alerting people to current LGBT issues. They are committed to representing asexuals as well as all other sexual minorities, and have posted about asexuality on many occasions.


Social Networking Groups

Bebo

deviantART

  • Club of Aces is a deviantART group for asexuals and allies, and accepts art and literature related to asexuality as well as general-themed submissions by ace artists.

Facebook

  • Asexuality is a group for people who are uninterested in sex and "are sick of all the sexually related groups on Facebook".

Google Groups

Last.fm

  • The Asexuals is a group for Last.fm listeners who identify as asexual.

LiveJournal

  • Asexuals We Are is a community for "folks who think sex is terribly overrated and pointless". As a community, they put more emphasis on rebelling against sexuality than the Asexuality community.
  • A Wank-Free Zone describes itself as a laid-back environment in which to discuss asexuality, and is dedicated to remaining free of drama and complaining posts.
  • Ace of Arts is a community for collections of literature with asexuality involved.

MySpace

  • Asexuals With Attitude is a MySpace group for asexuals, dedicated to dispelling some common myths about asexuality.

YouTube

  • The Dapper Ace is a collaborative YouTube group that discusses a diverse range of topics about or related to asexuality to help provide a better understanding and to increase visibility.
  • Hot Pieces of Ace is an asexual collaboration YouTube group. HPoA is dedicated to fostering discussion about asexuality though videos posted every weekday on a weekly topic.
  • Acesomniacs, similar to The Dapper Ace and HPoA, is an asexual collaboration channel, where each of the participants release a video discussing issues related to Asexuality on a two-week basis.
  • The Asexuality Chronicles, a YouTube series transplanted to blip.tv but currently running on both sites, is an original series created by an asexual woman. It is intended to provide information on asexuality and provide a window into the life of a particular asexual person.

Podcasts

  • A Life is a weekly podcast about asexuality and asexuals. The show is open to topic suggestions or listener questions. It welcomes guest speakers and possible regular panelists.


Personals Sites

  • Acebook is a free dating and social networking community for asexuals, including forums, chat and user-created groups.
  • Affectionate Friends is "a different kind of dating site", made for people (not necessarily asexuals) who want to share time and affection without worrying about sex or commitment.
  • Asexual Pals is an informal introduction service that brings together asexual and celibate people for romantic and platonic relationships.
  • Asexualitic describes itself as "the first free dating site for asexual people", although technically it was released after the creation of Acebook (originally known as A-Date), which is also free.
  • Celibate Passions is a dating and networking site for celibate people looking for platonic relationships. It comes with chat, message boards, and email.
  • FetLife is a networking site for the BDSM and fetish community, and is ace-friendly.
  • Platonic Partners is a website celebrating celibate, platonic relationships, and allowing users to meet other like-minded people without the stresses of having to sexually perform. They are asexual-friendly and come with health resources and a newsletter.

Local sites

  • Aces of Arizona is an asexual awareness site dedicated to promote education and visibility of the largest asexual community in the state of Arizona. Local meetup events, advice, news, friendships, dating, information.
  • Ace Space is an asexual student group at the University of California at Berkeley, and posts information about local asexual meetups, news, and events.
  • SF Bay Area Ace Meetups is a meetup group in the San Francisco Bay area which rotates between Berkeley, San Francisco, and the South Bay.

See also