(Picture taken from here) Yesterday I accompanied my friend when she picked up her kid from Kindergarten and while we waited for her kid to finish their lunch & say their goodbyes, a bunch of 4- to 5-year-olds came up to me and asked me point blank: "Are you a boy or a girl?" The… Continue reading Smash the gender binary
I feel like my recent posts have been heavily skewed towards negative experiences, which is not super surprising because negative experiences stick to our brains a lot easier than positive ones and we tend to have a lot more to say about them. Not to mention mental health issues. Hellooo jerkbrain, how've you been? I… Continue reading Positvity
When I was a child I was often asked by certain extended family members why I was frowning. I was - implicitly or explicitly - told to cheer up, to smile, how I looked so much prettier with a smile and to stop looking so glum if there wasn't anything wrong. Because that was just… Continue reading Turn that frown upside down
Do you know the feeling where someone says something that is ostensibly perfectly okay to say, yet just rubs you the wrong way for reasons you don't know? Until days after the fact of course when you suddenly realise what bothered you and come up with the perfect response, only then it's way too late and you feel weird bringing it up...
I've been undecided on what to write about this week but fortunately my new favourite actor Tom Ellis indirectly took care of that for me because he followed me on Twitter. Or so I thought for five minutes until I realised it was a fan account... In all fairness, their twitter handle differed only by a… Continue reading cringing time
Polyamory isn't about sex, except when it is.
You don't want to know how long it took me to type this simple sentence. As the title suggests I've started to learn dvorak, which is an alternative keyboard layout oriented towards ergonomics and frequency of usage of each letter as opposed to 'let's arrange the letters in a way that minimizes typewriter breakdowns'. It's… Continue reading D(v)OR(a)K ahead