Author Archives: Siggy

About Siggy

Siggy is a physics grad student in the U.S. He is gay gray-A, and makes amateur attempts at asexual activism. His interests include godlessness, scientific skepticism, and math. While not working or blogging, he plays video and board games with his boyfriend, and folds colored squares.

Carnival of Aces: Questioning, Exploration, and Mislabeling

The Carnival of Aces for November has been posted on WUT.  The theme was “Questioning, Exploration, and Mislabeling“.  Please take a look! The next Carnival of Aces is being hosted by nerdingoverstuff.  The theme for December is “Alienation & Belonging”.  … Continue reading

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Being vs Identifying as

This article is being cross-posted to my blog, A Trivial Knot. In modern philosophy, there is a thing called a performative speech act. That’s when you do things by saying things. For example if I say, “I apologize,” it is … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Asexuality in Fandom

The Carnival of Aces for October has been posted on Chrysocolla Town.  The theme was “Asexuality in Fandom“.  Please take a look! The next Carnival of Aces is being hosted by wut.  The theme for November is “Questioning, Exploration, and … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: call for submissions

Chrysocolla Town volunteered to host the Carnival of Aces this month on her tumblr.  This month’s theme is “Asexuality in Fandom”.  See the call for submissions for an explanation of the theme and further instructions!

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Carnival of Aces: Message to Ace Exclusionists

The Carnival of Aces for September has been posted on Valprehension.  The theme was “Message to Ace Exclusionists“.  Please take a look! The Carnival of Aces is hosted by volunteers.  If you would like to volunteer, please see the masterpost … Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: Acebaiting

This is part of a series on tropes in fiction with ace characters. To link or follow this series, please use the “ace tropes” tag on this blog. It’s a valid sexual orientation. -Dr. Wilson In 2012, the popular TV … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Asexuality and Academia

The Carnival of Aces for August has been posted on Asexual Research.  The theme was “Asexuality and Academia“.  Please take a look! The next Carnival of Aces is being hosted by Valprehension.  The theme for September is “Messages to Ace … Continue reading

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