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.

Question of the Week: June 27th, 2017

What do you think of the meanings of the ace flag colors? The 4 colors of the asexual flag originally represented asexuals (black), gray-As/demis (gray), allosexuals (white), and community (purple).  Of course, today they don’t necessarily represent the same ideas … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new contributors!

You may recall that last month we put out a call for new contributors.  I’m excited to announce that we’re adding three new contributors!  Their profiles are below. Sara K. is an aromantic asexual from California who has previously lived … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: June 13th, 2017

What sort of “causes” have you heard or thought up for you being ace and/or aro? One possible cause, kindly suggested by a relative, was that I went to an all-boys high school, and thus did not have a chance … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Kissing, Hand Holding, Bed Sharing, etc!

The Carnival of Aces for May has been posted on From Fandom to Family: Sharing my many thoughts.  The theme was “Kissing, Hand Holding, Bed Sharing, etc!“.  Please take a look! The next Carnival of Aces is being hosted by … Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: The Asexual Succubus

Sara K. blogs at The Notes Which Do Not Fit, and has written a number of book reviews of asexual fiction. She is continuing the ace tropes series. “So what is my assignment, then?” “Succubus.” Abbie blinked slowly at her, … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: May 30th, 2017

What do you think of sexual compatibility?  What is it?  Is it important or unimportant? I think someone who is unfamiliar with asexuality might get the impression that we don’t think sexual compatibility is important.  After all, we’re always talking … Continue reading

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Ace Tropes: Ace Meets Incubus

Sara K. blogs at The Notes Which Do Not Fit, and has written a number of book reviews of asexual fiction. She is continuing the ace tropes series. Some cultures have stories about mythical beings which are extremely sexually attractive, … Continue reading

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