I am fortunate to have the resources to buy a flat of strawberries once a year, make freezer jam, and store it. I have access to fresh-tasting jam all year long. It takes freezer space, reliable electricity, kitchen wares, access to farm markets, physical skill and stamina, grocery store access, and money.
Commercial product: pronoun water bottle
When you announce your thing is open to women and nonbinary people, or to girls and women and nonbinary people, it sounds like you’re assuming nonbinary people are women-lite.
Do you welcome people who do not present as female?
Do you welcome people who may be perceived as male?
Do you welcome people who do not consider themselves to be female?
Are people with beards welcome?
Will you refer to the group using gendered language?
Figure out who you want in the room and say that.
Reference: Japanese video https://youtu.be/eesxH2-8Jlo (also correction that apparently it’s not food washing but hand washing that mattered to this one, too lazy to quote source, DuckDuckGo it).
canpoli goofing around
Federal Green leader: I am proud to introduce the new Green Party of Canada Shadow Cabinet!
With 7 PhDs & multiple awards, it's the most talented & diverse team of Green Critics ever assembled.
Meet the Dream Team (we're posting new profiles all week): https://t.co/zX0b7f1KLk
Me: Bruce Banner is your whole shadow cabinet?
Him squint. #CatsOfMastodon
The famous comedian-actor getting his sentence vacated felt expected. It would be a gift to so many if the balance were to shift to firmly hold people in power accountable for the harms they bring to others.
A monkey’s paw gift.
It might mean we lesser beings could forfeit our own crumbs of unearned position above others. We’ve been entitled to look down on something or other all our lives, because anyone in all the intersections of oppression is silent and invisible.
t.b oldbie, enby/them. Toronto, civil service, fraught queer, cats
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