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So, I laid down to read 1 chapter in Queenie, and I read two, ready to read a 3rd.

It's a good book. Would highly recommend!

If you want some awesome entertainment for #charity, the idiots at Chaos Emergency Doof Broadcast are doing a 24-hour #livestream to raise money for MIND and Beat:Cancer from noon BST Saturday until Sunday. Tune in at twitch.tv/lee_chaos and embrace the madness.

We're here for a charitable time, not an accurate time.

Week in review 13-19 July. Making the most of Sarande.. eating, crochet, swimming, coop work, the usual rhiaro.co.uk/2020/07/week-revi

Unofficial Florence update 

Since it's in my head, I need to let you all know: I've been trying to write a update for 1.5 months.

I'm just not able to finish it.

Yes, this tells you a lot of the state of the project. 😅

I'm still dealing with a lot of paralyzing anxiety. And am unable to do most things I'd like to do.

Unofficial Florence update 

Since it's in my head, I need to let you all know: I've been trying to write a update for 1.5 months.

I'm just not able to finish it.

Yes, this tells you a lot of the state of the project. 😅

I'm still dealing with a lot of paralyzing anxiety. And am unable to do most things I'd like to do.

we've been trying to vent our feelings constructively instead of just sitting around angry, and other people have already said everything we want to say to the white folks who are continuing to involve themselves in this discussion without educating themselves or sitting with their feelings in the slightest, so here's some paint bucket emoji edits we just did

:ms_black_trans_flag: :sparkling_heart_black_trans: :treblesand_black_trans: :heart_trans_black:

(oh and there's also :trans_furr:​ which was already on the instance when we became admin)

black trans flag by Raquel Willis
mutant standard by Dzuk, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
sparkling pride hearts by amethicc
treblesand is public domain
pride hearts by discord user CAMERATA#4771

I feel incredibly seen. So much so I'm crying:

"How to Deal with Clutter When You Have ADHD"

youtube.com/watch?v=0mCr5tqtiM

comfort food question 

What do you make when you’re exhausted at the end of the day, have just enough energy to cook something simple, and want to treat yourself?

for me, I am a sucker for a massive plate of aglio e olio with plenty of crushed chillies, far too much sliced garlic, and a surprisingly restrained helping of grated hard cheese.

trans flag discourse recap 

@InvaderXan @pfx @FrazzledBrynn Marcia posted the black stripe variant of the trans pride flag, and Cannageek argued that doing so erases all non-binary people and started suggesting alternate versions that decenter Black lives which was literally the entire intent of a Black lives specific Trans pride flag. they admitted to doing this without bothering to gather context. i could point you to a thread but apparently they deleted their replies.

chronic illness 

Me: can I just do [literally anything] please
My body: hahaha no

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This is such a good article. And I'm really appreciating finding out the backstory to why Chewing Gum didn't get a 3rd season.

"Michaela Coel’s ‘I May Destroy You’ Will Tear You Apart"

vulture.com/article/michaela-c

I have found the internet corner on my sister’s farm. Hello, world!

Oregon pol, non-binary, ++ 

"The appeals court said that a judge has the “authority to grant the requested change of legal sex”, without the need for a doctors note, and not restricted to just male or female.

“Rather, the new sex designation must affirm the petitioner’s gender identity whether that is male, female, or non-binary,” the appeals court ruled."

pinknews.co.uk/2020/07/10/oreg

SOCIALIST REALISM: Before the cosmonaut can take their first step, an army of workers must crunch numbers, fabricate parts, draft blueprints, and test and design rocketry.

CAPITALISM: uuuhh Elon Musk makes the rockets go.

"Philadelphia is in a state of emergency.
There are NO shelter beds available for families in the entire region.
 Please donate for AirBNB stays so these babies and their parents have someplace safe to sleep during this pandemic. 

Organized by SREHUP: Student-Run Emergency Housing Unit of Philadelphia: SREHUP works to end homelessness for people and their pets. We provide housing, and the services and community that people need to thrive."

gofundme.com/f/airbnb-for-home

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