Pinned toot

If someone has a History Of Being Shitty, just because they are notionally "one of my people" doesn't mean I have to welcome them or accept people in my communities welcoming them. And I'm not tagging this with meta because this goes beyond recent events on this network, it's something that I see all the time and I will not fucking stand for it.

Pinned toot

So after everything that's happened over the last week, here's a boundary that I shouldn't *have* to make explicit that I'll be pinning to my profile now because of abusive figures with clout in this network:

If you think that someone's marginalization excuses them from criticism, especially if they are acting in a way that marginalizes others, stay far the fuck away from me.

I'm trying to focus on cleaning lines in Tetris Effect but got distracted by the pryda snares in the music

make sure you use genderflux when soldering your genders together

I keep seeing a lot of apologies for not being interesting or funny or positive, and I just wanna say:

You are a person, not a brand. You do not need to be consistently anything but yourself. If you need to take a break, that's OK. We're all people, we'll understand.

As a comp. lit. degree holder who has spent dealt with too many narcissists, I feel ready to call this:

The main difference between literary fiction and genre fiction is that in genre fiction the narcissists are the villains, but in literary fiction they are the protagonist.

New rule: you're not allowed to tell an individual not to use Skype / Slack / Disqus etc until you've first told three businesses or formal projects or organizations not to. And answered all their questions about the overhead of self-hosting.

caterpillar pics! 

trafficking, uspol 

Just put in a membership application for the IWW ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Polyamory thoughts 

Y'all, holding self described allies/comrades accountable is not "the left eating its own." Its house cleaning so we don't end up like religious sycophants willing to elect a pedophile for 'the cause.' Shut up.

Most of the way through Spider-Man PS4. Not looking forward to seeing Aunt May die in a trolley problem :/

on asking for money 

tests are showing je ne sais quoi levels at 47%

(47%) ■■■■□□□□□□

the word "drama" 

Dear touchscreen: fuck you, I'm trying to scroll, not randomly interact with posts

cuties make me mad because my arms aren't big enough to hug all of them

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