> The duality in the nature has always fascinated human mind, when the two entities exist separately and within each other at the same time. A human being is not a pure unisexual organism. Each human organism bears the potentiality of both male and female sex.
> [Ardhanarishwar] represents duality of Shiva and Parvati in an immaculate balance, where they depend on each other, assimilate in each other, at the same time preserve their identity.
> One of the many forms of Shiva, a principal Hindu deity, involves him merging with his wife, Parvati, to become the androgynous Ardhanari, who holds special significance to many in the Hijra community.
– Sridevi Nambiar, https://theculturetrip.com/asia/india/articles/a-brief-history-of-hijra-indias-third-gender/
> From Hijras in India to māhūs in Hawaii, there have always been people whose gender doesn’t fit into the stereotype of what it means to be a man or woman.
> The notion that both sex and gender are binary […] is a social construct.
– Mere Abrams, https://www.healthline.com/health/transgender/nonbinary
Cut to 2025 when people start waking up to these hovering in their bedrooms unannounced.
A pair of timely articles to counter deceptive propaganda that suggests destroying the working class is somehow good for the economy.
First up, Steven Rattner on Trump’s lies about dwindling jobs, handouts to the ultra-rich, and the exploding deficit.
Next up, Michael Tomasky on Why Recent Republican Presidents Have Been Economic Failures and how the country has done better for decades under Democrats, by nearly every major economic measure.
or maybe a tropical rainforest? 🦜
Are you more of a Denim, a Pink Flamingo, or a Purple Mountains Majesty? 🦩🏔
I felt a great disturbance in the Web, as if millions of gifs suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/story/2020-05-15/facebook-giphy-acquisition-competitors-data
ICE is seeking to deport these migrant girls during the pandemic, alarming advocates https://m.rdela.com/2020/05/16/ice-is-seeking.html
Really helpful bookmarklet, now able to post links straight from Safari to Micro.blog app on Mac. Thanks, @rdela
post link and optional selection to micro.blog mac app https://gist.github.com/rdela/0adf0692583d64a9842eef59c36ffa02
if the string is long, the kite flies high 🪁
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