I have the day off because MISANDRY! Or because I work for a pretty rad feminist org. Take your pick.
ETA: How incredibly appropriate that it posted this 3 times? Oh, Kinja, you crafty beast, you.
Actually, I'm not even watching any of it. But this is still the best:
I tried to share my previous post about the knitted elephant I was making, but Kinja was Kinjaing.
This just really seemed like something I should share with everyone here.
Thought folks might find this interesting. I definitely related to a lot of what he had to say, and I like the reframing of what depression can mean or how we think about it.
I think I've posted before about how I seem to be coming out of what was a really bad depression. I know there's a running joke here about squalor, but I really was living in actual squalor, to the point of literal garbage and mess and basically giving up on living and just existing. I really can't figure out exactly…
I hate that when I search for gifs, the vast majority of what comes up features white folks. I feel like I'm participating in this (inadvertant though it may be) whitewashing that perpetuates invisibility for folks of color. And it's poopy.
I got an email at work today from someone Very Concerned about something; she chose to display her concern
I was just reminded of this song:
This kid, this dog.
Today is apparently the birthday of not just one incredible visionary, but TWO incredible visionaries: Audre Lorde and Toni Morrison.
(TW: pet death, grief)
"The Nightingale Trio performs "Vdova" behind the frozen Minnehaha Falls
in Minneapolis for North Shore Sessions. Directed/shot by Trent
Widow's song from Ukraine. A young woman is walking, carrying her son. She stops to feed him and asks, "Oh, my young son, where has your father gone?" An eagle flying…
of Danielle Brooks (aka Taystee aka my favorite) at the latest Black Weirdo party in Brooklyn, hosted by Thee Satisfaction (aka the awesomest aka Seattle pride what).
Smarts, good politics, talent, and gorgeousness.
From the good folks at the Minnesota DNR: