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.

Take it from a sex-favorable ace: you don’t need to have sex

cn: sexual violence “Competing issues” Over the last decade, online ace communities awoke to the fact that some aces can have and enjoy sex. The term “sex-favorable” was coined in 2013 to describe aces who are willing to have sex.  … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Demisexuals/greysexuals

The Carnival of Aces for June has been posted on Dating While Ace.  The theme was “Demisexuals/greysexuals“.  Please take a look! The next Carnival of Aces is being hosted by WUT.  The theme for July is “Then and Now”.  Get … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new contributors!

I’m excited to announce that we have two new contributors!  I look forward to the new perspectives and writing they will bring to the site. Tamara is a feminist, mixed race, let’s-just-call-it-queer asexual working on her Communication B.A. and attempting … Continue reading

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Linkspam: June 8th, 2018

Every Friday, 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 Alex Gabriel talked about being queer and aro ace (audio … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Nuance & Complexity

The Carnival of Aces for May has been posted on Prismatic Entanglements.  The theme was “Nuance & Complexity“.  Please take a look! The next Carnival of Aces is being hosted by Dating While Ace.  The theme for June is “Demisexuals/Greyasexuals”.  … Continue reading

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Attraction and emotional granularity

This article was written for the Carnival of Aces themed on “Nuance & Complexity“. It is being cross-posted to my other blog, A Trivial Knot. Asexuality is chiefly about noticing a distinction between the emotions you perceive in other people, … Continue reading

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Looking for Asexual Agenda contributors

The Asexual Agenda is a blog written by ace-spectrum people, for ace-spectrum people, seeking to go beyond mainstream news and introductory educational materials. We talk about personal experiences, relationships, language, intersectionality, activism, media, and more. We also serve as a … Continue reading

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