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.

Carnival of Aces: hiatus

As some people may have noticed, there was no Carnival of Aces this month, because we didn’t have a host. Furthermore, last month’s host dropped out of touch, and I haven’t been able to recover the submissions. So we’re currently … Continue reading

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Journal Club: Asexual and Agender Subjectivities

This month, the ace journal club discussed “’When We Talk about Gender We Talk about Sex’: (A)sexuality and (A)gendered Subjectivities”, by Karen Cuthbert (2019). https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0891243219867916 (Requires journal access) The journal club meets once a month on Discord, using text or … Continue reading

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A retraction

I am publicly retracting and apologizing for a blog post I published on my blog A Trivial Knot in March of 2020. That post is “Trump’s Atrocious Trolley Tradeoff“. The essay contained a political discussion of the pandemic, and speculation … Continue reading

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Linkspam: July 9th, 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 Sara Youngblood Gregory wrote about navigating her relationship with her … Continue reading

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Asexuality Alerts: Final week

The asexuality alert journal is a miniseries where I journal my way through the Google alerts for asexuality during Pride month. This is the fifth and final post, where I discuss the final week of June and make some concluding … Continue reading

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Linkspam: June 25th, 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 Michele Kirichanskaya wrote about doctors still trying to “cure” asexuality. … Continue reading

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Journal Club: Asexual counterpublics on Tumblr

This month, the ace journal club discussed “’Where I can be myself … where I can speak my mind’: Networked counterpublics in a polymedia environment”, by Bryce J. Renninger (2014). https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1461444814530095 (Requires journal access) The journal club meets once a … Continue reading

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Asexuality Alerts: Week 3

The asexuality alert journal is a miniseries where I journal my way through the Google alerts for asexuality during Pride month. This is the fourth post, where I talk about June 16-22. Asexuality alert nirvana Now that we’re over half … Continue reading

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Linkspam: June 18th, 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 Swankivy wrote about acephobia towards young aces. Community Activity TAAAP … Continue reading

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Restored Carnival of Aces: “Demisexuals/Greysexuals”

The Carnival of Aces has been around for many years, and some of the blogs that have hosted carnivals have gone defunct.  In some cases, I find the carnivals archived on the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine, and I mirror them … Continue reading

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