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.

Journal Club: The Labour of Love

This month, the ace journal club discussed “Heterosexuality and ‘the Labour of Love’: A Contribution to Recent Debates on Female Sexual Dysfunction” by Thea Cacchioni (2007). https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1363460707078320 (requires journal access) The journal club meets once a month on Discord, using … Continue reading

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Linkspam: January 20th, 2023

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 Dr. Chris Mowat finds asexual myths in the ancient Greek myth, … Continue reading

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“That Stinking Feeling”: An Ace Analysis

The process of experiencing sexual attraction is more than just a feeling. You start with a feeling, yes, but then there’s the matter of matching your feelings to the words based on cultural knowledge, cobbled together from a variety of … Continue reading

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Linkspam: January 6th, 2023

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 Ace Admiral highlighted a narrative choice in the novelization of Koisenu … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces call for submissions: The Advice You Wish You’d Had

The January Carnival of Aces is being hosted by Tell me why the world is weird, and the theme is “The Advice You Wish You’d Had”  Get your submissions in before the end of the month! The Carnival of Aces … Continue reading

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Linkspam: December 9th, 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 Rohitha Naraharisetty discussed how asexual representation might correct for the sexualization … Continue reading

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Journal Club: The investment model in asexual relationships

This month, the ace journal club discussed “A test of the investment model among asexual individuals: The moderating role of attachment orientation” by Brozowski et al. (2022). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.912978/full (publicly accessible) The journal club meets once a month on Discord, using … Continue reading

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Linkspam: November 18th, 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 James Wenley reflected on asexuality, theatre, and art. Rohitha Naraharisetty wrote … Continue reading

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Carnival of Aces: Tell a Story

The Carnival of Aces for October has been posted by Perfect Number.  The theme was “Tell a Story“.  Please take a look! There currently isn’t any host for the next Carnival of Aces.  If you would like to volunteer, please … Continue reading

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Linkspam: October 28th, 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 Em reviewed Aces Wild by Amanda DeWitt. Caitlin Argyros examined ace … Continue reading

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