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A personal blog. Sometimes I make GIFs.

if you’re attracted to people of the same gender, homophobia affects you

it’s not some kind of exclusive gay-only term that needs to be replaced because bi people exist, it already includes us because it refers to prejudice against same-sex attraction/relationships and the people who experience them

“…A white graduate of a public Michigan university who wishes to pass his historical privilege on to his children may freely lobby the board of that university in favor of an expanded legacy admissions policy, whereas a black Michigander who was denied the opportunity to attend that very university cannot lobby the board in favor of a policy that might give his children a chance that he never had and that they might never have absent that policy.”
— Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor, in her dissent following the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Michigan Ban on Affirmative Action in public universities (http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/13pdf/12-682_j4ek.pdf)
Reblogged from: wretchedoftheearth; source: justjachele

sanguinarysanguinity replied to your post “here’s a quick poll about how my unnest extension should function …”

How often do people type in the wrong place? Tumblr plants your cursor down at the end for you. I vote default to B: img descrips, warnings, contextual info, and line-by-line replies only make sense if top-to-bottom order is retained.

you’d be surprised how often i see that! but i’ve never understood why it happens, either.

still, you’re probably right.

line-by-line replies, if i understand your meaning, aren’t an issue though. my function detects which blockquotes should be unnested and which shouldn’t with high accuracy. (specifically, it only touches blockquotes if they are immediately preceded by a p tag which contains no spaces, a colon, and an anchor tag which contains no colons and whose href includes either “tumblr.com” or “/post/” for users with custom domains. i should probably try to exclude capital letters as well but i’ve had trouble making regex and jquery get along)

btw, do you have any interest in beta testing? i’ve now implemented toggle buttons so you can switch back and forth between the original and unnested versions of a post at will.

fauxcyborg:

it doesn’t help me as a bisexual woman when people say that people take lesbian identities seriously, as real, as anything more than a phase.

a huge part of the troubles facing women is that all of us, every woman - lesbian, bisexual, heterosexual, anything - is expected to be sexually available to men at all times. our own sexual identities don’t matter in the face of compulsory heterosexuality. our consent doesn’t matter.

the idea of what it means to be a woman in our world is to belong to a man. 

there are better ways to talk about bisexual issues without erasing patriarchy. 

Reblogged from: cellulitisplayerhater; source: fauxcyborg

here’s a quick poll about how my unnest extension should function

what if my extension comes across a post like this:


personB:

Some text up here

personA:

Blah blah blah blah

Some text down here

More text down here


how should my extension unnest it?

should it use METHOD A:


personA:

Blah blah blah blah

personB:

Some text up here

Some text down here

More text down here


(this is the current method)

or METHOD B:


personB:

Some text up here

personA:

Blah blah blah blah

personB:

Some text down here

More text down here


pros of method b:

  • text is read in the order intended by personB (unless they are just new to tumblr and don’t know where to put their comments)
  • if the “text up here” part is a description of a preceding image or a warning about the following text, that’s probably where it should be

cons: 

  • text is read in the wrong order if personB didn’t put their text there deliberately
  • text is not in the order it was added, which could be confusing, especially if multiple people do this in one thread
  • it would be annoying to implement

so i have a few options i guess:

  1. leave it as is (method a)
  2. use method b instead
  3. decide that it’s such an important issue that it should be a setting so that users can choose (in which case, which should be the default?)
  4. i guess i could also make my code attempt to detect whether the “text up here” is an image description or warning, and use method b in that case, and method a otherwise? it would sometimes detect wrong, though.

what do you guys think?

"I am looking for understanding. My grandmother told me that it was important to pick your battles. I just dont understand how you can put yourself (gay marriage) before helping your fellow brother or sister. They want to live and survive, find love and happiness, success; and here you go…taking time, resources, and the spotlight off of issues that can make a bigger difference, and mean a lot more than ‘I do.’ ”

the horrible, resource-stealing crimes of the lesbian couple this is aimed at:

  • getting married
  • posting wedding pictures on their personal blog

"I understand that their are legal rights and such associated with marriage. But for the most part, I feel like gay people want to get married because they know they cannot. Its like telling a child not to do something, and what do they do…go do it."

*eyes roll back into head*