I am so delighted that @britvulcan has found the perfect, succinct way to deal with my problem of not caring what pronouns are used for me but wanting to show solidarity with people who do by talking about pronouns the way another person might say 'I'm Gary and my pronouns are he/him' or whatever."
Here's what I'm gonna say now:
"Roll the dice, just be nice
Pronouns keep like summer ice"
I can draw a 🎲 (dice) on the name tag where there won't be room to write all that out.
Okay so #introduction:
I'm a #linguistics student, particularly interested in linguistic #discrimination,
I'm an #immigrant and writing a book about it,
I'm #VisuallyImpaired and interested in #accessibility,
I'm #agender and #bisexual and poly
...and while I do talk about all that stuff to a greater or lesser extent, I mostly just use Mastodon to talk about my day and I like people talking about their days. I like getting to know people.
My spouse has written a bunch of books and has just started a podcast. If you could support his Patreon, it'd help us recover from a precipitous drop in income a few months ago.
Going by modern co-authorship practices, the paper that introduced the "butterfly effect" would have had a second author named Ellen Fetter
Doctor: oh my gosh, it's a girl!
Me, an epic gamer dad: really? Like it's fine I guess but it just feels this is really forcing diversity you know? I don't MIND that it's a girl but it just feels like it's happening for no reason. Does it really have to be...? I mean it just feels like pandering at this point, you know?
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A community centered on the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, and their surrounding region.
An alternative to social networks that connected people in the region that have either died away or driven people off with unethical or anti-social policies.
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