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Perpetually taking commissions!

I'm a chronically ill artist whose current main income source is art. I love painting fantasy creatures and werethings and I'm happy to work with new designs! Feel free to DM me or order via my Commiss.io:

commiss.io/nuktibromos

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Help bring Rapheal home! Our relative Rapheal is currently serving a life sentence for defending himself. Rapheal's story is a moving one about resilience, healing from abuse, and standing up for yourself. Watch his Ted Talk and consider donating to his legal defense here: gofundme.com/f/help-rapheal-w- If you can't donate, please share and help us get #JusticeForRapheal!

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Me and Tess really need to buy some groceries and sanitary products, if anyone could spare some coin we have a few options:

Our paypal: paypal.me/tessoftime

My ko-fi (and you can request me to draw something, I'd love to as a way of thanks!): ko-fi.com/brynndraws

Or you can subscribe to our patreon if you're into games and game dev: patreon.com/GardenPlotGames

#mutualaid #brynndraws #art

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support request for a queer space, boosts welcome! 

My favorite place in the entire world, Wicked Grounds in San Francisco, needs patrons to remain sustainable as it starts reopening full-time with precautions. If you have the extra money to support a sober queer kinky cafè space — they need it bad.

Help them at patreon.com/wickedgrounds

— and/or boost this or participate in the virtual donation drive at:

facebook.com/events/3295822122

or

fetlife.com/events/1047605

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anyone on fedi selling/sending out stickers at the moment? :boost_ok:

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regarding the death and injury of crew members on Rust by Alec Baldwin

"social murder" is a term coined by Engels wherein the ruling class places the workers in such a position that inevitably, they will die

the unionized film crew warned of irresponsible behavior from a non-union armorer and walked out to protest

they were ignored, filming continued without safety changes, the incident became inevitable at that point

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Hey, fundraisers for Black people often get stuck without meeting their goal. Can anyone give Sunyata $5 today?

gofundme.com/f/saving-sunyata

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trans person needs urgent housing in NL 

anyone have housing leads in Netherlands? a trans EU immigrant needs urgent housing within a week.

she is v mentally ill and smokes weed so housemates will have to b able to cope with that, but i must stress it is urgent, i think even a temporary stay could be lifesaving

mh-, abuse mention 

I'm not sure why I expected mandatory reporter training to NOT be triggering as fuck but I'm glad I still have a week to do this

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LB: I was just talking at work (to another visually impaired person) about how much I hate "blindness" used as a metaphor. It does real harm because the metaphorical uses are always about ignorance or apathy, qualities that are then widely attributed to blind people

So "plant awareness disparity" seems a lot better than "plant blindness." Indeed, awareness disparity is a great name for what's usually meant by this kind of "blindness." The disparity feels important, that's maybe underappreciated

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white folks, do not do this shit 

in a space that is not even white-dominated, a white person makes a statement like comparing "asian x" with "regular x", gets immediately called out by an asian person. white person backpedals with an excuse about how white privilege "just sneaks in" sometimes and apologizes for "using the wrong word". no asian people reply. other white people coddle the white person for feeling badly about having messed up, none of them check in with any asian person.

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Also ableism 

Also I think it's relevant to point out that the term "scabs" comes from ableism and lookism, portraying people with scabs for varying reasons as unclean or undesirable

It puts a bad taste in my mouth when I see people warning others not to be a scab because of all the weight of historical racism, xenophobia, and ableism behind that word

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An article on the Racialized Picket Line 

Talks about racism among white workers during strikes and racial stereotyping of "scabs"

I think it's also important to point out that historically a lot of so-called "scabs" were people who weren't allowed into unions because of their race, ethnicity, gender etc. So they had no protection or support

thecyberhood.net/documents/pap

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FEDIBLOCK NOW 

Trump's new social network is preparing to launch... look familiar?

newsweek.com/trump-announces-t

I advise you get on blocking the below domains.

You knew it was going to happen.

Boost it far and wide!

mobile.tmediatech.io/auth/sign

truthsocial.com/

#fediblock

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facebook renaming, thoughts from a social media manager 

so i'm taking this less as a thing to laugh off and more of a "oh fuck what are they planning"

because it implies to me this isn't about recovering the site's brand from congress testimony, this is about preparing to do shit that sounds too shady to pitch if it were coming from them

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facebook renaming, thoughts from a social media manager 

facebook rebranding deserves the context of more than just the site featuring recent controversy

nearly anyone over 40 is SHOCKED to hear that facebook isn't dominating the life of every other person, especially the youth.

But younger demographics they're currently and more overtly exploiting w/ instagram don't care for facebook and only have negative connotations. they'll be working to erase the connotation with those not consumed by it

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I need help sourcing some safer sex supplies. The last batch of lube at the Center expired back in June. Does anyone have a reliable source for single-use foil lube packs?

Boosts appreciated.

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Anarchism and the Black Revolution 

"Going as far back as the American colonial period when Black labor was first imported into America, Black slaves and indentured servants have been oppressed right along with whites of the lower classes. But when European indentured servants joined with Blacks to rebel against their lot in the late 1600s, the propertied class decided to “free” them by giving them a special status as “whites” and thus a stake in the system of oppression."

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