Thanks mastodon, seriously. I’m assisting a student who wants their record changed to reflect their chosen gender and the everyday way this is practised here has taught me how to use the language needed to get this done.
I’m better at my job because I’ve been included here.
anger towards oppressors / those in an oppressing class is... valid and good actually.
maybe take a breathe and be more understanding of your social privileges and how you benefit from things or even contribute to harm of others instead of trying to tell vulnerable people to calm down
"Two months ago it was a “people you might like to follow” feature, before that it was whether CWs should hide sensitive content when a post is embedded elsewhere on the internet, and in the past couple of days it was a “trending tags” feature."
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The quality of my #mastodon home timeline is improving week by week.
My #socialcoop timeline has been too, but the home was still a bit crap.. until the last week or so.
Lost of interesting people, interesting posts, interesting conversations, interesting links...
Gotta be careful I don't get sucked in too often 😅
Les rats git le navire.
We tell each other to self host in order to escape the big corps. But when we die, all the self hosted stuff is going to get wiped and history will only remember the archives that got stored by the big corps. And you know how history is written by the winners. Do we need a way to automatically hand over our sites to archive.org or similar? Or send them disc images? Nobody expects to get run over by a car but some of us will, today. I made no plans for this.
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