Boss: I'm going to heavily focus on patient X when presenting our case.
Me: No, don't do that, they're not going to care about X because foo. Focus on Y, Z, M, or A instead.
Boss, during the conference call: X X X.
Them: That's not relevant because foo. Are you sure yinz know what you're talking about?
It's so great to have a boss who listens when I talk and ackowledges my expertise.
I think there's a useful distinction between the transphobic feminist whose transphobia is an unaware reflection of the dominant culture and the TERF whose transphobia arises from a coherent philosophical construction of feminism that is aligned with radical feminisim. Using TERF for both (or going further and using radfem in place of TERF) diminishes the communication content of the term.
(I mean, they can all fuck off, but there's no need to cede linguistic territory to them.)
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In other news, a coworker noticed that one of our automatically generated server names was "lesbian-unicorn". He asked in our team meeting whether it was possible to modify the name generation to avoid offensive names.
I explained that it was easy to modify the input files, but we weren't going to do that because lesbian is not an offensive word.
#PokemonGo will now sometimes tell you "This name contains inappropriate text" when you are renaming a mon.
Interestingly, I discovered this while trying to name one "Virginia", which is incredibly foul. "Vaginia", "Fuccboi", "Fukc My Azz", and "Belgium" are all fine, however.
he or they. queer. i know why your email is broken.
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