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.

Ace exclusionists and gender

Recently, I expressed a desire to talk about “The Discourse”, that big flame war that occurs on Tumblr regarding the inclusion of aces in LGBT spaces. I wish to strip away euphemism, so I’m going to switch to calling it … Continue reading

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Let’s use this Aro/Ace bridge

As you know, this February was the very first month of the Carnival of Aros, and it started with a joint event with the Carnival of Aces on the theme of “The relationship between the aro and ace communities“.  The … Continue reading

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I’m not enthusiastic about enthusiastic consent

This is an article I’m cross-posting from my own blog.  I wrote it with allo audiences in mind, but decided it’s good here too. In my guide to sexual violence terminology, I mention that “enthusiastic consent” is an unpopular model … Continue reading

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Looking for Asexual Agenda Contributors

The Asexual Agenda is looking for people to maintain the linkspam.  Additionally, we are looking for people to write articles. The Asexual Agenda is a blog written by ace-spectrum people, for ace-spectrum people, seeking to go beyond the basics. One … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aros & Carnival of Aces: The Relationship Between the Aro and Ace Communities

In February, the Carnival and Aros and Carnival of Aces held a joint event, on the theme of “The Relationship Between the Aro and Ace Communities”.  TAAAP has posted the roundup.  You don’t want to miss this one! From this … Continue reading

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Being grayromantic and not talking about it

This was written for this month’s blogging carnival on the theme of “The relationship between the aro and ace communities“.  Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week is also next week. Some time last year, I mentioned offhand to my then-fiance that I … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Asexuality as a blessing

The Carnival of Aces for January has been posted on Demisexual and Proud.  The theme was “Asexuality as a blessing“.  Please take a look! In case you missed the announcement, we are launching the Carnival of Aros as a sister … Continue reading

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