Stef (firecat) wrote,
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Pride Day mini-linkspam

Because it's Pride Day. But the links are not about Pride Day. (Happy Pride, and congratulations to all the people who wanted to get married but couldn't, who can now.)

Cartoon sums up how emotions are viewed through gender. "Part of the effort of feminism to make the world safer for all genders, including men, is de-gendering normal human experiences, and destigmatizing things associated with femininity."
http://everydayfeminism.com/2015/06/the-media-mens-emotions/

@Niall_JayDub drew this image of Bree Newsome taking down the Confederate flag at the South Caroline state Capitol. You can order a print.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/238538979/still
You can sign this petition asking that her charges be dropped.
http://act.colorofchange.org/sign/DropTheFlagDropTheCharges/

A trans* former employee of Facebook (who helped developed the custom gender feature) is not allowed to use on her Facebook account the name that was on her work badge when she worked there.
https://medium.com/@zip/my-name-is-only-real-enough-to-work-at-facebook-not-to-use-on-the-site-c37daf3f4b03

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