Transit, lack of options, rideshare strike (continued)
I had to work today and don't have anyone I can carpool with. I had no fucking choice but to use a fucking rideshare app. Even though the organized strikes are all several states away it still hurt to have to cross the virtual picket line.
So before you go and start shaming people who still used rideshares today, remember that some of us have no other choice right now.
Transit, lack of options, rideshare strike
I live and work in the the northern suburbs of Fort Worth, and there is literally no public transportation available for my needs. The closest bus stop to my house is about as far as my work, it'd be a two and a half hour walk to get between home and work (and I get off at 11 PM…) or a 40 minute bike ride on roads that aren't safe for cyclists. The only taxi company serving my area is based near the airport ~40 min away and is unreliable.
"I would just like to say that this is one of those times when it's not the DM's fault that rocks are falling." #outofcontextdnd
"Riot Games employees are preparing for a walkout this afternoon... employees reported a culture of widespread and endemic sexism at the company... the first walkout at a major gaming studio."
DO IT! AAA, the corporate game industry is overflowing w/ shitheadery, exploitation of workers. It's the central pillar where Steve Bannon launched the fascist international movement through gamergate, pushing game culture toward the far-right
This is a critical anti-fash push.
TIL that United States v. Sioux Nation of Indians (448 U.S. 371, 1980) is still an unresolved case; it deals with the United States breaking the terms of the Fort Laramie Treaty, which protected the Black Hills (in South Dakota) from white settlement.
Naturally, once someone found gold in the Black Hills, the US decided "nope ours" and forced the Lakota living there to relocate.
Queer issues, racial issues
Like that one time on Tumblr with those glass medicine devices some black people thought were just weird weed bongs and white people were acting like they were purposely trying to be ableist.
(Like obviously even ignorant ableism is still ableism and harmful, but there is often a thing where black people being ableist are judged far more harshly than white people doing the same thing)
(Like I get that obviously growing up in an Episcopal private school might've skewed my views, but still)
And then there's the whole "white trans people are celebrated coming out" thing, which while it is true that white trans people obviously suffer from violent transphobia, the fact remains that those who actually *are* publicly celebrated coming out are still mostly white.
I don't know why people seem to believe that liberal cities can't have violent homophobia in them, like back in grade school people called me the f-slur and a classmate got run out of school because they all thought he was gay, and this was in liberal as hell NYC.
And then there was the time one of the teachers got fired because he give a student the wrong e-mail and he outed them because he was pissed about getting in trouble.
Diss track I made in response to a Pewdiepie and Boyinaband video
So… In the days before I was Online, I met David Brown/Boyinaband. I was technically in a relationship with him until a month ago, when he uh, released a collaboration with Pewdiepie. Context for this in the video description.
This was really intimidating to upload. But given what had happened, I couldn’t just stay quiet.
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