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I'm a white cishet man, more or less living at the top of Privilege Mountain, trying to learn to dismantle and undermine that privilege.

Things I'm into:










Things I'm (interested in?) learning about:



• And all the stuff above, naturally.

This is, of course, incomplete. 🤷🏻‍♂️

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Uh. What do you do when the post you pinned to your profile is out of date? I guess you make a follow-up post with the correction, pin it and hope people notice?

Anyway, uh, in the above post, I describe myself as "cishet", but I figured out I'm actually pansomethingual? Only in the last, like, 8 months or so. I'm still a white cis man, so the thing about Privilege Mountain is still pretty accurate, though. But, yeah. :pansexual_flag:

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I'm in the market for a new (smaller) instance. What instance might I overlook that you think would be a good fit for me?

Further book get! This one has sword lesbians!

My excitement for these three has really made me want to figure out how I can make more reading time now that I’m not riding the bus. I’m not _super_ loving my current book, but it’s not bad. It’s just, like, alright.

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choosing between android and iOS is like choosing whether you want to be bludgeoned to death by a guy wearing a "fuck you" shirt or a guy wearing a "we appreciate you in principle" shirt

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Another book get!

Bought the same order as the previous one. This was listed as back ordered and it said it would refund if they couldn’t get it to me in 31 days, so I figured if it didn’t materialize, no worries. But here it is the second of three to arrive! I read the first two some time ago right when Dirty Computer came out (and so have a strong association between the two).

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Claribel Ortega's Ghost Squad dropped today! Drawing on her afrodominican roots, Ghost Squad is a middle grade book described as "Coco meets Stranger Things with a hint of Ghostbusters"

i'm giving away 2 copies of ghost squad to voracious little bookworms, so if you're the parent of a kid devouring every book in their path, lmk and i'll send you either an e-book or physical copy. for probably obvious reasons, afrodomincan families will be prioritized. :boost_ok:

claribelortega.com/pre-order-g

New York City is offering three free meals a day, no questions asked, to anyone who shows up to a meal distribution hub. You can pick up at the meals at once and parents/guardians can pick up food for their children. Details:

schools.nyc.gov/freemeals

Adults welcome as long as you show up during the time slot meant for adults.

I did a bodyweight exercise that one of the UA trainer people, Alex Crockford, put into MyFitnessPal's Workout Routines feature (which feature, full disclosure, I worked on) today. It started off feeling pretty OK and in the end I was _wiped_.

collateral damage of misandry (Tumblr link, 381 words, discussion of a whole lot of bigotries) 

Book get! This one’s by our very own @vicorva! I’m looking forward to it , but it’ll be a bit before I get to it, though.

I ordered it through the online shop my local book shop is pointing people to. I’ve been trying to avoid using Amazon for books and was worried I wouldn’t be able to keep that up during lockdown, but here it is. 🎉

the ONLY way to speak english correctly is to not only mix up latin and greek roots, but apply linguisitic rules from other languages to other ones where they don't apply at fucking all. so yes, in correct english the singular of "mochi" is "mochus"

It's lovely weather in Europe, so a reminder that experiencing joy while you know shitty things are happening somewhere isn't just normal, it's good, it's resilient, it's what keeps you kicking.

Don't go on a downward spiral of trying to feel the injustice of the world. It doesn't do anybody any good and it will just drain you of the energy to do anything about it.

We are in this struggle for a life worth living for ALL, and that includes you. That joy you're feeling is what it's all about.

But why is the new Animal Crossing game set in New Hampshire. Seems like a weird choice.

"To pass," the Sphinx said, "you must answer my question."
"I understand. Please ask."
"How are you?"
"Pardon?"
"How are you doing?"
"Is that the riddle?"
"No. I care. What with... You can have a riddle if you prefer?"
"No, I'm... I'm okay. Thanks."
"Good to hear. You may pass."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

Good morning, gentles all. 🌇

So far today:
• I bit my lip so that I bled.
• The 8yo broke a plate.
• My wife cut her finger on the shards.

Off to a great start to the week. 🤦🏻‍♂️

Spain, UBI, + 

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