Aannddd we’re back with the Carnival of Aces, this time with the round-up of submissions! (You can view the original call for submissions HERE).
Thanks to everyone who submitted this month!
(Also my apologies to everyone for the site being down temporarily earlier last month – that doesn’t normally happen and I don’t know why it picked then of all months to do it.)
Frawley wrote about the amatonormativity within media – https://nothingradical.blog/2023/02/04/amatonormativity-as-a-media-trope/
Perfect Number wrote a review of Let’s Talk About Love – https://tellmewhytheworldisweird.blogspot.com/2023/02/lets-talk-about-love.html
Anonymous wrote about the need for more aspec kids books – https://www.writingforlife.net/index.php/2023/02/24/coa-guest-submission-we-need-aro-and-ace-kids-books/
Sildarmillion wrote about the problem of having to explicitly label ace representation as such – https://sildarmillionsays.wordpress.com/2023/02/22/the-trouble-with-ace-representation/
Blue Ice-Tea wrote about how portraying aces and allos as opposites can support compulsory sexuality – https://acefilmreviews.wordpress.com/2023/02/26/do-ace-stories-contribute-to-compulsory-sexuality/
Rachel wrote about an asexual lavender marriage in Spy x Family – https://www.writingforlife.net/index.php/2023/03/01/coa-guest-submission-by-rachel-spy-x-family-a-sweet-asexual-marriage/
And about a QPR-like relationship and how it fell apart in Snow Flower and the Secret Fan – https://www.writingforlife.net/index.php/2023/03/01/coa-guest-submission-by-rachel-laotong-as-qprs-an-aro-ace-analysis-of-snow-flower-and-the-secret-fan/
I can’t think of a good conclusion at this hour, so, happy reading!