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Mod note: This thread is split from the 2018 thread and is for any ace related stories that might not deserve their own thread.  -- Philguin Baggins, World Watch Moderator

 

Ok, so I just discovered this today, in 2019, but it came from a podcast released back in March 2018, and there is no "Little Mentions 2019" so...

I was listening to a podcast I just discovered called Film Reroll, where they take a movie, turn it into a tabletop RPG, with just the start being the same, and as soon as a player needs to make a decision, things can turn out differently.

Today I was listening to Episode 1 of their Rouge 1 playthrough (contains some spoilers of the actual movie, https://www.filmreroll.com/?p=172) and they mention asexuality (initially they made a joke about asexual reproduction as part of a side joke but later on it's better). As spoiler free as I can try to be, they end up starting to try and guess who in the Star Wars universe is asexual, and it gets pointed out that asexual doesn't mean aromantic so they go through the list as again. It was more of a joke reference but still respecting aces (and aros) and a cool wee shout out. If you just want to hear the proper stuff about aces and aros, jump to 01:08:10 (though I do recommend the podcast in general so maybe hear it all out).

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iff

this short story makes a few mentions of asexual, although while the marriage between the couple is non-sexual, neither are asexual (warning: some content that readers may find uncomfortable.

 

a clean marraige by sayaka murata, translated by giny takley takemori

https://granta.com/a-clean-marriage/

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Homer

 Pittnews  LGBTQ+ representation through flags

 

Talks about pride flags, mentions asexuality

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Homer

Metroactive Generation Q

 

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Kids these days are constantly on their phones... and more educated
about sex, consent and gender fluidity than ever before

 

Asexuality is talked about, as well as other sexual orientations and gender stuff

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Homer

film-news.co.uk BFI announces BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival programme

 

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Michael Blyth, BFI Flare’s Senior Programmer says: “At the heart of BFI Flare is a commitment to telling as wide a range of stories as possible, stories which speak to all members of the LGBTQ+ community. One of the many things which makes this year’s programme so exciting, and so vital, is an increased number of films addressing subjects so often overlooked in cinema – such as bisexuality, asexuality or intersex representation – making the 2019 edition one of our most diverse and inclusive yet.”

 

Side note: The Festival will take place from March 21 to March 31. The link above contains loads of information about the programme, ticket sales and whatnot.

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Homer

Iowa State Daily - The Talk: Exploring the different sexual orientations

 

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Asexuality is one of the less-heard of sexual orientations and the smallest group within the LGBTQIA+ community, with the CDC finding in 2014 about one percent of the population identified as asexual.

 

That's all of it though; if you're not interested in reading about what they write about other orientations, you can spare yourself the click :D

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Cicero

The Progressive Palaeontology Conference 2019 in Birmingham, UK, will have LGBTQ+ trilobite (queerlobite!) badges available. One of them is an asexual flag design.

 

 

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iff

In the TV sitcom brockmire (in my opinion, funniest thing hank azaria has done in nearly 20 years), the sister of the main character made a reference to her husband being him being asexual in the opening scenes of episode 4 of the third season

 

"Norm honey, I'm a lesbian and you're what they call asexual"

 

Warning for any one looking to watch the start for it, the opening scenes is very sexual

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Scott1989

Spoiler tags cause it's involving a beer brand (who does ask not to share with under 18 year olds)

Spoiler

 

So Budweiser recently announced some Pride stuff fore London Pride, including:

And also eagle eye'd viewers will see here, near the bottom!

https://budpride.co.uk/

 

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Fioryn

Just wanted to let you all know that yesterday, asexuality was mentioned and defined as part of a presentation on LGBT+ issues, at the Council of State & Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) conference, in Raleigh, NC. The CSTE conference is an event where hundreds of public health professionals from across the country, especially epidemiologists, gather to discuss health issues and trends. The speaker was a transwoman and medical doctor, who went on to highlight specific challenges faced by LGBT+ populations in medical settings.

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Homer
On 6/3/2019 at 5:55 PM, Rosendust said:

:rolleyes:

 

On 6/1/2019 at 12:02 PM, iff said:

In the TV sitcom brockmire (in my opinion, funniest thing hank azaria has done in nearly 20 years), the sister of the main character made a reference to her husband being him being asexual in the opening scenes of episode 4 of the third season

 

"Norm honey, I'm a lesbian and you're what they call asexual"

 

Warning for any one looking to watch the start for it, the opening scenes is very sexual

Link is here

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WindFlower

@Homer The link goes to an article about skin products.

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Homer
11 minutes ago, OptimisticPessimist said:

@Homer The link goes to an article about skin products.

Ah, so they ended up changing it :D when I added the article, it had a skin-care-thingamabob-related URL, but still referred to the LGBT+ article.

 

Looks like the LGBT one is gone.

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WindFlower

@Homer I’ve tried searching for it but that article just comes up 😕.

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