In FL alone, we know of at least 4 trans or nonbinary lives taken this year: Alexus Braxton, Keri Washington, Royal Poetical Starz, & Jenny DeLeon.
We will honor them all through action and continue to stand beside Trans voices in their fight for justice and equal rights. #TDOR”
Britney Spears, mental health, tumblr
Just gonna drop this here for future reference. source: https://ukulelekatie.tumblr.com/post/668121044283015168/kvetchcore-skiplo-wave
Facebook and co., !t
I deleted my Facebook years ago, I deleted my WhatsApp last year, and I've abandoned my Instagram as well. But, like, my entire family pretty much communicates on WhatsApp and I pulled as many people as I could to Signal but that's as far as it's going to go and I'm pretty much cut off from a lot of communications now.
Should I go back to WhatsApp or should I stick to my guns? #askfedi
Police use face recognition, drones, automated license plate readers, and an arsenal of other invasive tech. Atlas of Surveillance is a searchable map containing thousands of datapoints that allows you to see what is deployed in your area. https://atlasofsurveillance.org/
@radicalrobit clearly the lesson here is that society was in real trouble as soon as RadioShack went out of business
politics opinion p2
i don't want billionaires pushing propaganda, but i also don't want governments deciding that certain outlets are "threats to national security" or "counter-revolutionary" or "undesirable" or whatever
Reference to Transphobia, Screenshot from Twitter
Okay apparently some "gender critical" people (read: transphobes) are trying to claim Terry Pratchett would have supported them, and this tweet is an argument against them, a personal anecdote, but most importantly such an emotional and beautiful story, it just made me tear up a little
When numbers get so large they dont mean anything visuals become the best way to grasp their magnitude
It's easy to take for granted all the pieces that comprise the fediverse.
I'd like to take a moment to thank a few people who laid the groundwork and/or steward initiatives that benefit projects like @pixelfed and push the fediverse forward.
@cwebber - activitypub author + goblins dev
@bagder - curl developer
@mike - zap developer, nomad(ic identity & protocol wizard)
@humanetech - stewards ethical/humane initiatives
@feditips - unbiased source for topics that affect new and old users
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