people say "gender is a spectrum" but then they think of it like a point along a gradient, or like a HSL value in a color wheel

i would like to posit that if gender is, in fact, a spectrum, then individual genders are not single points or even contiguous blobs but rather are more like this

this weeks mood: desperately typing "how to be trans at work" into the internet and crying.

blm rebellions 2020, mnpls 

The Minneapolis Police Department will be dismantled and replaced with "a transformative new model of public safety".

Direct action gets the goods. KEEP GOING.

uspol minneapolis + + + + + + + 

minneapolis city council has announced their intent to disband the minneapolis police department and invest in community-led public safety

'Minnesota Nice' now means 'Fuck the Police'

actual astrobiology 

@tsturm IMO, octopus are a perfect demonstration of what I mean.

Evolved independently of us for at least half a billion years, but have enough convergent evolution that their eyes work just like ours do. Have advanced dexterity and perception. Show advanced problem solving abilities, certain emotional responses, and even personalities. But look vastly different to us.

They’re basically an alien species living on our own planet.

what's a good gender neutral honorific? I'm starting to do more professional things and should maybe pick one?
Mr. and Ms. are obviously out. I'm not a Dr. so that's out.

previous suggestions have been:
Mx. (Pronounced Misc. idk if it's right but I like sayingit like that)
Ind. (Individual)

any and all suggestions welcome.

Science reporters, provide a link to the primary article 2020 challenge

"cut throat competition is just human nature" factoid actualy just statistical error. average person does 0 competition per year. Capitalism Georg, who lives in yacht & literally murders over 10,000 workers each day, is an outlier adn should not have been counted

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Okay so if the people who own oil barrel futures that can't sell their contracts end up receiving the actual oil barrels...

... I wanna see a bored FedEx guy showing up at a finance corporation lobby and unloading barrel after barrel of crude oil right there in front of the secretary.

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"sign here plz"

birdsite but a good tweet from a great person for once, lewd implied 

wow what a mood

Trans, deadnaming 

how do you correct a family member without being confrontational?

because I don't want to put up with it now that I'm out to family at large BUT things are a bit rough anyway and refusing to respond to/acknowledge deadname like I would with anyone else won't really help the situation...


...all, 187371 bottles of beer! Take one down pass it around, 187370 bottles of beer on the wall, 187370 bottles of beer! Take one do...

those people that build the orchestras out of old floppy drives and shit? they were doing that *before* they were quarantined at home.

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