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by faeryty
Fri Apr 01, 2011 2:45 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from new member and question for admins
Replies: 8
Views: 3224

Re: Hi from new member and question for admins

As far as I can see, albeit being an outsider to psychology, psychiatry and psychotherapy, the anecdotal evidence seems to be that an asexual identity would be an excellent prescription for those with HSDD. So many people talk of feeling distressed because they thought they were a freak or something...
by faeryty
Thu Mar 31, 2011 5:13 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: A survey for A-positive's members
Replies: 6
Views: 24495

Re: A survey for A-positive's members

A few people have commented on my inclusion of the category "trans" as a gender in questions on the respondents own gender and those to whom they are romantically attracted, largely criticising it for othering trans people and/or devaluing transmen and transwomen's identities as 'real' men...
by faeryty
Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:22 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from new member and question for admins
Replies: 8
Views: 3224

Re: Hi from new member and question for admins

Hi Pretzelboy, I'm sure you realise I don't mean to be disparaging of research comparing asexuality to HSDD, and was just responding to MRS BRD's comment about pathology. I'm sure you'll come up with something a little more perceptive than (I think it was Prause and Graham's conclusion that essentia...
by faeryty
Thu Mar 31, 2011 12:12 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: A survey for A-positive's members
Replies: 6
Views: 24495

Re: A survey for A-positive's members

Dargon, I'm sorry to disappoint. The reason that the survey is disqualifies people who are not asexual identified from taking it is that my prevailing research interest (and indeed the topic of my PhD) is how online asexual communities contribute to the formation of people's asexual identities. One ...
by faeryty
Mon Mar 28, 2011 7:58 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from new member and question for admins
Replies: 8
Views: 3224

Re: Hi from new member and question for admins

Thanks Mrs. BRD.

I've PMed you. There are a few of us asexual identified researchers out here, and some decent allies as well. Hopefully together we can tip the body of literature away from comparing asexuality to HSDD and so on to more positive aspects of the identity and community.
by faeryty
Mon Mar 28, 2011 4:05 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from new member and question for admins
Replies: 8
Views: 3224

Hi from new member and question for admins

My name is Ty and I am an asexual identified researcher working at the intersection of the fields of a/sexuality studies and the sociology of the internet. I am currently undertaking my PhD research on a topic of online identity production, looking at the role the internet plays in facilitating peop...