Pinned ping

i went looking for something in my discord chat history with @HTHR and i found this gem

I respect and appreciate "Let me talk your ear off about neopronouns" trans people even if I myself am a "Maybe I can learn a language without gendered pronouns and then spend the rest of my life pretending to not know english" trans person.

having a techie girlfriend is being asked "what happens when you click it though, like what's the error" and going "i mean it just doesn't work" and hearing the sharp inhale of someone working through their tech support trauma right in front of you to avoid screaming

Drifting back into stage select screen after selecting random repeatedly for the first 30 yrs of my life

Almost all the bail funds I looked at today were at capacity on donation, secure.actblue.com/donate/bail is a national emergency response fund that promises to send the money where it's needed across the entire bail fund network.

On other fronts, twitter.com/blackvisionsmn has been extremely dedicated about signal boosting ways to support black communities in Minnesota, and docs.google.com/document/u/1/d is a mutual-aid document compiling individuals connected to the protests who need support

Sorrow 82: Matt has a snack
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Sorrow 85: No drums
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Sorrow 94: Matt has a hard time

"i swear i'm not creepily faving everything you post, you're just really fucking relatable"

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I majored in Gender Studies, have experience with RDF/ActivityPub, and keep a close eye on Unicode. I unapologetically fangirl over and and sometimes write adult . I used to conlang, and now channel that energy into making English weird instead.

I have strong and complicated feelings about survivorship, recovery, and community structures, which if youʼre lucky youʼll never have to hear. I'm always Ready to Build if youʼve the stamina to see it through.

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There are few things which make me feel more tired, deep in my soul, than seeing a white woman espouse self-congratulatory rhetoric about how much she prioritizes “listening” and “personal growth”. My hope is that I will instead be able to demonstrate those things through my actions.

Still, I want to emphasize that my mentions/DMs are always open & available. I may not respond immediately, and I cannot provide therapy or crisis counselling. But if you donʼt know where else to turn, give me a go.

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/ Side B

More about me: I have a website at go.KIBI.family, a journal at u2764.com, and a long history of publishing my thoughts online. I was the “backup admin” of glitch.social years ago, which meant that when the server exploded, I could confirm to everyone that yes, the server exploded. Then we all waited for the actual admin to wake up :P .

Since then I have been mostly just laying low, something which is extremely easy to do on Mastodon (PROTIP: if you donʼt follow anyone, nobody follows you).

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/ Side A

You may remember me from loud rants and discourses of many a yesteryear, but Iʼm here with you today to help ensure we all get along. Meowth, thatʼs right! Iʼm your new Community Moderator here in Cybrespace!

Important info in my bio. This account will be used primarily for technical discussion and moderation work; see @jellyfish_link for my less formal thoughts.

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Cybrespace

Cybrespace is an instance of Mastodon, a social network based on open web protocols and free, open-source software. It is decentralized like e-mail.