Ace Resources

Online Communities

AVEN

The Asexual Visibility and Education Network or AVEN is a great place to start for general information and forums about asexuality, as it is the largest online asexual community and one of the largest resources. AVEN hosts the world’s largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.

AroPlane

AroPlane is an online forum for people who identify as aromatic.

Demi-Grace

Demi-Grace is an online forum for demisexuals, gray-asexuals, and allies.

Apositive

Apositive was developed to break new ground in discourse related to asexuality and sexuality. We are tracking the research frontlines in biology and sociology, delving into the cultural implications of an asexual demographic, exploring how asexuality affects relationships, questioning ourselves and our society through thoughtful discussions, and developing new ways to bring asexual theory into the public consciousness. Apositive welcomes people of all orientations into our community and encourage anyone with questions and an open mind to join our conversations.

In Person Communities

Aces NYC Meetup

Aces NYC Meetup page is our meetup group that will automatically give you updates on the events happening in and around NYC. You are also more than welcome to suggest events once you’ve joined our group as well.
As well as the Facebook Group, Twitter account, and AVEN Forum

Garden State Aces

Facebook group for Aces in New Jersey.

Asexual Groups

Asexual Groups is a list of in person asexual groups and communities across the globe.

Educational Resources

AVENwiki

The AVENwiki has general information about asexuality, a bit of 101, as well as links to AVEN’s posts of the week, media, research.

Asexual Awareness Week

Asexual Awareness Week has resources and information about international Asexual Awareness Week 2014.

Transcending Boundaries Asexuality 101

Transcending Boundaries Asexuality 101 is a brief introduction to asexuality from Transcending Boundaries, which provide education, activism, and support for persons whose sexuality, gender, sex, or relationship style do not fit within conventional categories and is written by David Jay.

Asexuality Archive

Compilation of asexuality information including Ace 101 information and glossaries. It is also the website for the book, Asexuality: a brief introduction.

The Asexual Agenda

The Asexual Agenda works to stimulate and promote asexual blogs. It serve as a community center: a place for readers to discuss with each other, and a portal to other asexual blogs. It also, strives towards greater understanding, especially in its target audience: people under the ace spectrum who already understand the basics.

Words and concepts used in asexual communities

Glossary of terms used often in the asexual community, focusing on English or Anglo-centric words and terms, from Anagnori’s tumblr page.

Asexual Story Project

The Asexual Story Project is a space where anyone who is asexual or somewhere one the ace spectrum can share their personal stories about being asexual, coming out, relationships and any other experiences. Stories are tagged thematically.

Asexuality Research

Asexual Explorations

Asexuality Research can be found at on the Asexual Explorations website, which hosts and updates research related to asexuality. It exists to promote the academic study of asexuality. It is written to be useful to a wide variety of people interested in the subject. For everyone from students writing papers for class to academics writing papers for professional journals, from people writing educational materials on sexuality to people simply wanting to better understand asexuality, Asexual Explorations exists to help people find the information they are looking for.

Asexuality Studies

Asexuality Studies is a blog for promoting conversations about asexual research in the tumblr ace community. Has a page for an Introduction to Asexuality Studies, Ace 101, and open to questions.

Media

YouTube

YouTube hosts multiple ace channels such as: The Asexual Media Archives for Ace appearances on TV, Radio or other professional publications. Then there are great channels that come straight from aces themselves like Hot Pieces of Ace, and swankivy, along with many more to come, including Aces Wild which will be debuting at Creating Change 2015 in February.

Taking the Cake: An Illustrated Primer on Asexuality

Taking the cake is a Zine and coloring book on asexuality, by Maisha

(A)Sexual Documentary

“Facing a sex obsessed culture, a mountain of stereotypes and misconceptions, and a lack of social or scientific research, asexuals – people who experience no sexual attraction – struggle to claim their identity.” (IMDB, Asexual Media Archives)

Everyday Feminism: Asexuality, Explained in One Simple Comic

Cute, simple, straightforward comic

Advocacy Organizations

Partnership for Asexual Visibility and Education (PAVE)

The PAVE project aims to mobilize aces and allies across the United States with shared political values to take action for progressive policy issues, including asexual issues. It works to distribute information about upcoming campaigns, events, and opportunities for engagement. It creates opportunities for aces and allies to get hands-on experience advocating for asexual issues and develop leadership to ensure the future of our movement. As well as works alongside other progressive groups in coalition towards our policy goals.

Lists of Resources

AVEN also has a fantastic links page for other Ace resources.
As well as The Asexual Agenda’s 101 Resources