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AIDS epidemic 

In the middle of writing something on AO3 that is...to not mince words...about the trauma and survivors guilt that the AIDS epidemic inflicted on a generation of gay men and one survivor trying to wrestle with how it affected his life.

Most people dont leave comments but I've gotten two so far calling my work "pure and wholesome" šŸ˜‘

I think people are not used to seeing works about this subject that arent straight up trauma porn.

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Anyone know of any good instances that are anime focused?

Consider unfollowing that person that always leaves you feeling worse about things.

And now I'm back here where I can finally vent about it! Thanks for putting up with that if you've made it this far!

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Eventually I got sick of being treated like a contagion, so I deleted one social media account for [special interest] and locked the other one. It felt liberating to be free of those people but also lonely and isolating

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And whenever I would publicly interact with anyone who was a mutual friend of both of us??? In 24 hours or less boom! that person would softblock me. What was that person saying to those people??? I'll never know...

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It's all fun and games until you say one thing that goes against their POV. Then you're their enemy #1 and because it's such a niche thing, you can't avoid them. They're EVERYWHERE.

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I just gotta say one thing regarding my time away: NEVER share a niche special interest with a textbook narcissist. 0/10 would not recommend

Back after a loooong break. How many of you all are still active?

Native American proverbs don't exist. Which Native Americans? If you don't know, they probably didn't say it.

Way Too Many Adults Can Recite Harry Potter Scenes Word For Word

Fewer than 40 percent of those with a hearing disability work full time, data shows. "If you can't hear or speak right, you're not going to get a job," says Amanda Koller, who is deaf and ā€“ā€“ despite her master's degree ā€“ā€“ struggles to find employment.
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150 million workers and workers in India are taking part in a two-day general strike, which is probably the biggest general strike in history.

Sunday, neo-Nazis in the group Patriot Front blanketed Northwest towns like #Tacoma with flyers. Antifascist groups like @PugetSoundJBGC + @DisconnectWP responded by collecting the flyers + taking them back to the doorsteps of the people who put them up. itsgoingdown.org/tacoma-nazi-f

@Mac_CZ @paeneultima@playvicious.social This is correct

@paeneultima Federation is opt- in. You want see anything from any other instance until somebody from your instance follows someone there. Or until you use a relay.

I think tomorrow we should all post the ā€œmaking fun of white people is never racistā€ image all day to weed out the leftists that get very mad when you make fun of white people

ā€œI voted for him, and heā€™s the one whoā€™s doing this,ā€ Minton told Mazzei. ā€œI thought he was going to do good things. Heā€™s not hurting the people he needs to be hurting.ā€

White Americans keep telling us they don't give a shit about a healthy nation. They just want to hurt people they don't like. That has been most prominent motivation for the white vote since the country was founded.

vox.com/policy-and-politics/20

capitalism, ableism, money, angery 

#ableism is one of capitalism's most brutal weapons, and there are a hundred ways it might kill you with it - and insurance bullshit, cost of care, financial bottom lines that push you out - that shit is straight up evil. if we're not the casualties today, we could be tomorrow. we have a lot more in common with the homeless than the billionaires.

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