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By the 1980s, advertisers had created such a strong association between pink and femininity that pink was "toxic" for boys and men. The fact that the opposite was less true, and that it was not considered humiliating for women to wear light blue, is a remarkable reflection of societal misogyny. You may remember that it was a big deal when men started wearing pink button-ups in the late 2000s. And we're only now letting go of the pink/blue gendering of children's clothes.

All of the above information was from the work of historians Jo Paoletti and Hanne Blank, and was shamelessly regurgitated from the podcast "Every Little Thing."

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Learned a thing today: The cultural expectations around the use of the colors pink and blue as gender signifiers originated in the U.S. at the turn of the last century.

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isn't about being proud of our sexuality or gender. It's about being proud of surviving & continuing to fight against the oppression we've faced our entire lives -- oppression we continue to face every day.

Meanwhile, is a deliberate attempt to change the narrative, to discount all our hard work, all our fighting and sacrifice, & reframe it into the "pride in our sexuality/gender" shit.

will never be for the ruling class. It will always be for the oppressed.

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Friend: “what’s your favorite sorting algorithm?”
Me: “Hungarian folk dance.”
Friend: “um...”
Me: youtu.be/ywWBy6J5gz8

(Yes this video is old, but it’s a classic don’t @ me)

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glitch art commission offer, potentially unsettling eye contact, boosts welcome! 

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concept: a kickstarter where the stretch goals are not "we'll do more stuff" but rather "we'll pay everyone involved in the project more" and so there's no 3-year delay from implementing all the stretch goal stuff.

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Mutant Standard was the first emoji set to have a trans flag, in addition to many other non-rainbow pride flags. :3 :transgender_flag: :genderqueer_flag: :demiguy_flag: :bear_flag: :nonbinary_flag:

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trans help needed, donations (mh mention) 

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EU LGBTI Survey II, exclusion [1/5] 

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Everybody's just making it up as they go.

It's normal to fake it until you make it.

As a matter of fact, in many cases, you may find that you are only motherfucker in the room that actually knows what they are talking about.

#injectyourchaos

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Bot chat, silly 

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EU LGBTI Survey II, exclusion [6/5] 

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