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.

Asexuality in early radical feminism, Part 2

In the first part of this series, I discussed asexuality in early radical feminism, in the late 60s and early 70s, focusing on two cases: Valerie Solanas, and Cell 16.  We found the word “asexual” being used in unfamiliar ways, … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Stages of Coming Out

The Carnival of Aces for August has been posted on Demisexual and Proud.  The theme was “Stages of Coming Out“.  Please take a look! The next Carnival of Aces is being hosted by Ace Film Reviews.  The theme for September … Continue reading

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Linkspam: August 31st, 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 There was an article about asexuality in Breitbart.  We’re not … Continue reading

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Asexuality in early radical feminism, Part 1

Source: Pollner, F. (1973). Lesbian dynamics. Off Our Backs, 3(6), 7-7. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/25783532 Recently, the above photo, dated to 1973, was dug up by some fine folks on tumblr. The photo comes from an event called “Lesbian/Feminist Dialogue” at … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Then and Now

The Carnival of Aces for July has been posted on WUT.  The theme was “Then and Now“.  Please take a look! The next Carnival of Aces is being hosted by Demisexual and Proud.  The theme for August is “Stages of … Continue reading

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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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