Informed by the structure and satire of etiquette guides, Rasheed explores how the policing of suffering, anger and responses to trauma and racialised violence are utilised as tools to maintain social order and oppressive systems.
Outward facing and covering the windows of Transmission, How To Suffer Politely (And…
Update: They’re gone.
As an update to Lethekk’s post from yesterday:
I’m struggling because I’m a cynical, negative person but I feel like I have to act positive and idealistic every day.
Awww yisss *fans thighs at the ladies seductively*
Tell me your secrets GT.
Oh no! I was looking at sex toys on amazon and realised that now my browsing history was allllll sex toys so went to clear it. Then I noticed that I was actually signed into my mum’s account! She must have left it signed in when she was here before! I panicked and signed out but forgot to clear the browsing history…
[NSFW text I guess?] I love reading about how people’s kinks, fetishes and turn-ons are formed and I get really sick of the usual response of “I just like what I like.” I think that’s why I found this person’s explanation of where “furry” fetishes crome from (for some people at least) so interesting.
Turns out trying to get your life together, even in small ways, is terrifying.
They’re not just in movies! This pleases me! I also got charged at by a jogger in the dark.
Being vegetarian sucks and I hate it. Halp!
Goddamn I love it when dumb rapists forget that phonecalls can be recorded. :D
I am back at my beloved keyboard at home, rather than using my phone, so I can actually type without going crazy! Thank you to everyone who commiserated with me on my post yesterday, I was surreptitiously reading (when my friends weren’t around to see me whining about them) even though I wasn’t posting.
At least I have confirmation that “travelling” is not the transcendent experience for me that it is for (apparently) everyone else. I came on this trip because I wanted to pretend I was a real person, now I’ve just spent more money than I can afford and I’ll be wishing for years that I bought something I actually…
We get requests for shows to binge-watch pretty regularly here on GT so I thought I’d share this from io9. I’ve already found recommendations for six new shows to try, including “Bojack Horseman” which stars groupthink favourite Will Arnett. I’ve already watched the first four episodes and it’s pretty great, so yay.
...in mice. No trigger warning needed on this one unless you’re a lab animal.
Here, an excuse to get this themetune stuck in your head again.
This dating stuff is obviously too hard, let's set the bar low.
Most of us who use OKCupid are familiar with the "I'm looking for..." section of the profile but, for those who don't use the site, the checkboxes available are: