Author Archives: Siggy

About Siggy

Siggy is an ace activist based in the U.S. He is gay gray-A, and has a Ph.D. in physics. He has another blog where he also talks about math, philosophy, godlessness, and social criticism. His other hobbies include board games and origami.

Linkspam: October 26th, 2021

During Ace Week, we get a high volume of links, so we have more than one linkspam!  Still, we can’t catch everything, so feel free to share anything else you find, or self-promote. Ace Blogging quietnqueer has some questions for … Continue reading

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Journal Club: What does Orientation Orient?

This month, the ace journal club discussed “What does Sexual orientation Orient? A Biobehavioral Model Distinguishing Romantic Love and Sexual Desire” by Lisa M. Diamond (2003). https://psycnet.apa.org/doiLanding?doi=10.1037%2F0033-295X.110.1.173 (Requires journal access) The journal club meets once a month on Discord, using … Continue reading

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Linkspam: October 22nd, 2021

On Fridays, we will share links to news, blogs, and anything else we find interesting.  We can’t catch everything, so you are invited to self-promote in the comments! Ace Blogging Rowan Ellis talked about asexual representation on screen (video). aspecofstardust … Continue reading

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Jones and the emotionless aroace

This post contains spoilers for Gunnerkrigg Court up to Chapter 48 or so. Gunnerkrigg Court is a critically acclaimed webcomic that has been running since 2005. I’ve been reading it almost as long, since before I realized I was queer. … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces call for submissions: “Attraction”

We found a volunteer to host the October Carnival of Aces!  It’s being hosted by sildarmillion, and the theme is “Attraction”.  Get your submissions in before the end of the month! The Carnival of Aces is hosted by volunteers each … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: The “We” of Me

The Carnival of Aces for September has been posted by Ace Film Reviews.  The theme was “The ‘We’ of Me“.  Please take a look! There currently isn’t a volunteer to host the carnival this month.  If you’d like to volunteer, … Continue reading

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Linkspam: October 1st, 2021

On Fridays, we will share links to news, blogs, and anything else we find interesting.  We can’t catch everything, so you are invited to self-promote in the comments! Ace Blogging sildarmillion discussed an ace reading of Emma, and how that … Continue reading

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I hate “A is not for Ally”

When I first identified as asexual, I did not know a single other asexual person IRL, for over a year. There were no ace meetups in my city, despite being one of the largest in the US. I started going … Continue reading

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The search for an Asian ace masculinity

CN: This includes some discussion of sex roles and penises–from a Freudian context. I’d like to highlight an article in the latest issue of AZE that I particularly liked: “Racial Castration and Demiboy Joy“, by Daniel Yo-Ling. It discusses how … Continue reading

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Journal Club: Relationship Diversity

This month, the ace journal club discussed “Queer Intimacies: A New Paradigm for the Study of Relationship Diversity” by Phillip L. Hammack, David M. Frost, & Sam D. Hughes (2019). https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00224499.2018.1531281 (Requires journal access) The journal club meets once a … Continue reading

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