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 call for submissions: Tell a Story

The October Carnival of Aces is being hosted by Tell me why the world is weird, and the theme is “Tell a Story”  Get your submissions in before the end of the month! The Carnival of Aces is hosted by … Continue reading

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Linkspam: September 23rd, 2022

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! Writing Coyote shared results from the Gray-Ace & Gray-Aro Survey. Valerie Anne … Continue reading

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Journal Club: Introducing Asexuality

This month, the ace journal club discussed “Unthinking Compulsory Sexuality: Introducing Asexuality” by Ela Przybylo, from Introducing the New Sexuality Studies: Original Essays 4th Edition, edited by Nancy L. Fischer, Laurel Westbrook, and Steven Seidman (2022). https://www.academia.edu/84497141/Introducing_Asexuality_Unthinking_Compulsory_Sexuality (accessible with account) … Continue reading

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How to tell if you’re allosexual, if you’re a journalist

Are you a journalist looking to write an article explaining how you can tell if you’re allosexual? Or perhaps you’re researching to write about arosexuals, cupiosexuals, frayromantics, dreamsexuals, abrosexuals, hyposexuals, lithsexuals, or beyond? Please reconsider.

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Carnival of Aces: Labels and Microlabels

The Carnival of Aces for August has been posted by sildarmillion.  The theme was “Labels and Microlabels“.  Please take a look! There currently isn’t any host for the next Carnival of Aces.  If you would like to volunteer, please see … Continue reading

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Linkspam: September 2nd, 2022

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! Writing Cyril wrote a letter to TAAAP about non-queer aspec people.  There … Continue reading

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Journal Club: A brief history of asexuality

This month, the ace journal club discussed “A brief history of asexuality”, Chapter 4 from “The Evolution of Online Asexual Discourse” by Andrew Hinderliter (2016). https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/items/98549 (publicly accessible) The journal club meets once a month on Discord, using text or … Continue reading

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Linkspam: August 19th, 2022

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! Writing Ariana A. wrote about coming out as asexual after eight years … Continue reading

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Asexuality 101, annotated

This article is being cross-posted to my personal blog, A Trivial Knot. Some people may have seen the Asexuality 101 page linked on the side bar of A Trivial Knot. I originally wrote that article in 2011, and transported it … Continue reading

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A whirlwind history of asexual communities

I’ve seen plenty of people lament the lack of ace history. But in theory, “we” know plenty about ace history, it’s just that that knowledge doesn’t seem to propagate widely. There are some ace history buffs, especially sennkestra, coyote, Ace … Continue reading

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