Category Archives: Blogging

The weight of other priorities

In 2006, there was a television documentary titled The Root of All Evil? It was presented by Richard Dawkins, and the title refers, of course, to religion. Dawkins didn’t like the title, and thought it was ridiculous to say that … Continue reading

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Telling your second story

This article was written for the September Carnival of Aces, themed on “Telling our stories“. When I spoke on a panel at Creating Change in 2013, I prepared and polished 30 second speech to introduce myself and how I came … Continue reading

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Introducing: the Carnival of Aros

By Siggy & Sennkestra, mirrored here TL;DR: A blogging carnival is a regularly occurring event that collects submissions from bloggers and other creators on a single topic.  One example is The Asexual Agenda’s Carnival of Aces. Now, we are excited … Continue reading

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A slow-burner

This article was written for the Carnival of Aces, whose theme this month is “Burnout”. I have also cross-posted it to my other blog. I think I might experience burnout differently from the rest of you, and that’s why I’m … Continue reading

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Looking back and looking forward on our 5th anniversary

The Asexual Agenda was founded five years ago today.  To celebrate, we held a discussion about our blog, ace blogging, and ace communities in general. Siggy: I am the only remaining founding member of The Asexual Agenda, so I’ll start … Continue reading

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Many Forms of Resistance

This post was written for the February 2017 Carnival of Aces on Resistance, Activism, and Self-Care. My undergraduate Environmental Politics class was many years ago, but I still vividly remember my Teaching Assistant saying you need to read the newspaper … Continue reading

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PTSD and Orlando

For those who follow my Tumblrs, you know that I haven’t been talking about Orlando.  In fact, I pretty much put a moratorium on the topic on my blogs; as I put it, I’m not all that interested in massively … Continue reading

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Asexuality, Writing, and Burnout

A year ago, I wrote a post announcing that I wanted to make 2015 The Year of Writing about Asexuality for Muslims. Over the course of the following nine months, I wrote ten essays for Muslim sites about asexuality, as … Continue reading

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Blog Rants: The Early Ace Blogosphere

This post is part of a series; you can view the masterpost here. It also fits the theme of the July Carnival of Aces on Asexual History, although it’s slightly late! Previously, I contextualized my personal history with both blogging … Continue reading

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Blog Rants: Personal History in Community Context

This post is the first in a series of rants about blogging, wherein I try to help other would-be writers join the ace blogosphere. Please view the masterpost here.

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