I'm on Mastodon since April 2017. Some sensitive topics I talk about (always with CWs) are mental health and Italian politics.
⭐ My more laid-back account is @miramarco, you can hit me up there!
📌 My personal interaction policies
👉 Feel free to send a follow request! I’ll almost surely approve it.
🔁 Please don’t take it personally if I don’t follow you back. I used to do it automatically and regretted it.
🔒 Before I send a follow request I usually check if a locked account has explicitly requested not to receive any. Apologies if I miss it!
🚫 Concern trolls and sea lions in my mentions are muted/blocked on sight — no goodbye, no second chance given.
I like hugs & headpats!
Nostalgia for a time before I was born, when space travel was something we could still aspire to.
The whole Space Alphabet is here: http://blog.presentandcorrect.com/space-alphabet-1964
I wrote a thing on my (mostly tired) feelings about #InternationalNonbinaryDay (and other queer days of visibility). I'd love for a lot of people to read it. https://zigg.com/2020/the-drain-of-self-advocacy.html
please don't buy stuff from sellers on Etsy and wherever that make puzzle piece #autism stuff. It really pisses me off. We're whole fucking people, and no we don't need to "crush" autism or "fight" autism or "cure" autism. We are people!
Fucking neurotypicals have no goddamn resiliency.
testing a concept for "please add image description in replies" emojo.
soliciting feedback from users who might use this. preference given to disabled folks - feel free to tell me to go back to the drawing board.
it would be cleaned up a touch more before going live even if you told me it's perfect, the line's a bit wobbly.
also: what should it be called in the shortcode?
there's a special kind of ableism where if there's no big catastrophic event to mark it, like an injury or disease, people won't believe there's something wrong, like boiled frog syndrome, if someone just slowly gets worse and less functional over time, people think they're just being lazy or something, and i hate it, personally
Vice wrote an article about the people who write troll posts on r/relationsip_advice and r/AITA: https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/4ay4vn/reddit-relationships-fake-stories-authors (spoiler alert: the article doesn't really say anything new)
but for me admitting that those stories are fake is like breaking kayfabe
Please boost, abuse mention.
Please help my friend escape her abusive parents. Please consider donating to help her pay for necessary costs of living that will arise after she leaves:
And please, please boost.
Reading bios before following is good because:
✨ you can learn really basic essentials for future interactions like pronouns
✨ find out important boundaries to prevent you from sticking your foot in it later (check pinned toots too!)
✨ learn their interests for an idea of what they might toot about
✨ website links to have a nosey at their art, projects, etc and potentially give support towards them
✨ discover the big red flags early
✨ it's just polite, really
Every time I read a post that challenges the stereotype of the perfect asexual and validates anyone on the ace/aro spectrum, I feel moved, and little tears of joy gather in my eyes. I spent a long time trying to figure out if I was “asexual enough” to identify as such, and I still struggle every now and then to be honest.
It’s nice to be reminded that it’s not me that has to fit an archetype. I am ace, therefore my feelings belong to the variety of things aspec people can feel and think.
30 y.o. • he/him •
lives in Milan, Italy • #nobot
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