i made the ace one all purple because it looked better than with the shades of grey, and the white in the flag really fucked up the logo
also these are all all quotes (the two ace parts are from different comments) from fckh8 here.
"Vancouver School Board Introduces Gender-Neutral Pronouns"
"Students and teachers in Vancouver can now use the gender-neutral pronouns "xe," "xem," and "xyr." The move is designed to accommodate students for whom "he" and "she" does not fit or is deemed inappropriate…
"The newly coined pronouns — xe, xem, and xyr — are pronounced to rhyme with the genderless plurals "they," "them," and "their," and all starting with the "z" sound. So phonetically speaking, they’re pronounced "zey, "zem", and "zare.""
Click here to read the full article.
the article doesn’t do the issue justice.
the issue regarded policy change, where the vancouver school board’s (VSB) LGBTQ+ advisory committee re-wrote existing policy to protect staff and students falling on the queer and trans spectrums.
the policy revision includes
-they/them/their and non-traditional pronouns being recognized by the school system
-required used of preferred names and pronouns by all staff and students
-preferred names/pronouns on all school records
-gender-accesible washrooms and change rooms available to those who require them
-disciplinary action taken against those who act in a discriminatory or hateful manner towards students, staff, and families falling on the queer and trans spectrums
the consultation was the longest ever done by the VSB, with over 120 speakers spread across 3 meetings.
the process also resulting in two school board trustees being ejected form their party’s caucus, due their discriminatory actions and arguments.
these are links to stories by vancouver media about the issue
I HAVE to go to work tomorrow, but do I really HAVE to go to class?
i want a show called Man Vs. Wilde where someone is put in the jungle with oscar wilde and has to survive not only the elements but also wilde’s random attacks and massive ego
Mann vs. Wilde.
Thomas Mann’s pretensiousness and sexual repression vs. Oscar Wilde’s sarcasm and blatant queerness.
Give it to me.
"asexuals can and often do enjoy sex, attraction and libido are different!" yea that’s nice, but let’s not ignore the fact that the majority of aces ARE sex-aversive. like can we pls not make the ace community as sex normative as literally every other single fucking community out there. can we please.
imagine if this popped up every time a journalist wrote about a trans person
Best wishes to wor Jonas, who has been diagnosed with, and is currently undergoing treatment for, testicular cancer.
Please get well soon.
You can read an untranslated article about it here.
TRANS* REPRESENTATION: A MASTER CLASS FROM LAURA JANE GRACE
"If you can’t see the love in my eyes, come a little closer."
Photos via Cat Act
me in class listening to a white student talk about black issues
ITS A FUCKING GIF!
Ben Wyatt: Human Disaster
"ah yes an article about a transgender person. time to read the comments i bet they are all very supportive" - me for some god damn shit fucking reason