This week Sara and Jay are talking about online dating, hooking up, consent communication online, and the culture of dick pics and other boundary crossing online. Also discussed: the male gaze, what app developers could do better, what we can do better as users, and tips for making your online datin
Queer Sex Ed episode on navigating the culture and design of dating apps.
Jay and Sara continue their discussion of trans medicine by focusing on current barriers to care caused by our medical model of trans identity. Also discussed: transmedicalism, solidarity work, and what non-binary transition can look like.
Second QSE episode in a series on transness and the medical model, first ~30 minutes is a breakdown of transmedicalism/truscum and how it upholds oppressive systems as Good Actually™
White nationalist propaganda is still extremely easy to find.
A piece from ThinkProgress’ Luke Barnes on how Tumblr’s not gone out of their way to ban Nazis like they’ve banned porn.
Okay so the article we are talking about here is, “Mastodon is crumbling—and many blame its creator” by Ana Valens, published on Daily Dot.
Let us start with the title:
Mastodon is crumbling
No, it is not. This is just “$X is dying” clickbait, nothing new. Authors often do not pick titles…
A good response to the Daily Dot’s “Mastodon is Crumbling” article.