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An amazing group of talented queer women and non-binary folk who are driven to make the world a better, happier and more peaceful place via the magic of radio. fridaynightlipservice@gmail.com

April 22, 2016

#51 Lip Readings: The Invisible Orientation (Aces and Queens)

Practical problems prevented the promised previous presentation of this podcast, but here it is at last!

Les Femmes du Lèvre are once more Les Femmes du Livre as Friday Night Lip Readings continues.

Tonight, your hosts take a long-awaited look at The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality by Julie Sondra Decker, especially the chapter 'A Message for Non-Asexual People'. 

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'What if you weren’t sexually attracted to anyone?'

In the studio tonight with their reading glasses on are experienced asexual Daria, and willing-to-learn allosexuals Nicky and Nida.
 
Episode links:
 
The Invisible Orientation at the author's site:  http://juliesondradecker.com/?page_id=1767
Julie Sondra Decker's website:  http://juliesondradecker.com
The Invisible Orientation available at: Bookworld (Australia), Book Depository (other countries) and Audible
Julie Sondra Decker/Swankivy's YouTube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/swankivy
 
First broadcast:  22 April 2016

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February 8, 2015

#6 The Asexuality Spectrum (A is A)

We all know how much queer people love rainbows, but the spectrum we'll be looking at tonight is the asexuality spectrum. Kat brings the world of the 'Grey A' to Jess, Kaley and 'embedded asexpert' Daria on tonight's Friday Night Lip Service.

Don't forget that next week we'll be having a Book Club episode, so you've still got some time to read The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel if you want to send in your thoughts or join the discussion.
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Episode links:

The Asexual Census and their results on romantic orientations: https://asexualcensus.wordpress.com/take-the-2014-asexual-census/
The Asexuality Archive: http://www.asexualityarchive.com
Asexual people and cake at AVEN: http://www.asexuality.org/wiki/index.php?title=Cake
Julie Sondra 'Swankivy' Decker created some of the videos we mentioned...: https://www.youtube.com/user/swankivy
...and also wrote asexuality guide and upcoming Book Club book The Invisible Orientationhttp://juliesondradecker.com/?page_id=1767
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Original broadcast: 6 February 2015
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