Well, this feeling that you’re having right now — which is like, ‘I’m supposed to be all things’ — is a feeling that women have every day and have their whole lives. So you’re just starting to experience it now.
Jordan Gray says that in order to be a man, you must first decide on your own personal ideals of masculinity.
as with most decent articles with similar titles, this could also just be called “how to be a (good/healthy) person”
The Pentagon is working on a prison transfer for convicted WikiLeaks source Pvt. Chelsea Manning, formerly named Bradley, who has said she wants to live as a woman.
Chelsea Manning- still doing groundbreaking work, even from prison.
(thanks to marthaq for passing it along)
Just weeks after Monica Jones was seen in mainstream media protesting the failed religious discriminatory law in Phoenix, she was offered a ride while walking near her house. The driver turned out to be an undercover police officer who then arrested her for “manifestation of prostitution’.
GAME_JAM was supposed to be a YouTube-based webseries, a reality show about four teams of game developers competing to win prizes and promote their careers. According to many of the folks involved, it was hamstrung by terrible contracts, mismanaged sponsorship, and a director who sought every opportunity to fabricate conflict against the will of participants, and a general misunderstanding of what game development actually involved. But the thing that united the sixteen contestants into walking off the show was when it attempted to get them to impugn the place of women in coding and game making. And we think that’s pretty cool.
go read the whole thing. it’s good stuff.
so incredibly affirming to see, and yet totally terrifying (i have my gender set to “only me” but still. makes me nervous to put it in writing in such a networked place)