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I'm going to try to post :blobpeektrans: stuff at @squiggy , and it will be mostly friends-only.

If you want to read about my inner turmoil, and we're mutuals, good chance I'll approve a follow request. Just want to talk about that stuff in a smaller sandbox.

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I thought you might like to know that, according to the extremely unscientific methodologies I have at my disposal, MSP Social is really :gay:

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For users of — here is the MSPSocial Patreon link:

Do not feel like you are under any obligation to contribute! You're welcome here whether or not you choose to support financially... In fact, posting and hanging out here is the best form of support. But anyone who can afford and wants to support this community effort through more than their presence is welcome to do so.

It could grow into something more, but it doesn't have to!

on thursday evening i will be opening my year-old save file of final fantasy tactics to finish the last floor of the optional hard dungeon and hanging out on a jitsi call. stay tuned for a link

pandemic status: I just ordered $150+ of crossword puzzle books from a local bookstore.

Check out these new bike routes in St. Paul - 5 significant new bikeways and a 6th in the comments :flag_stp: 🚲

bad covid news that results in a selfish benefit 

The good news is that with take-out-only it is probably safer for me to go downstairs and shop for groceries, since they have probably closed off the indoor food court seating area again, where the healthcare workers from our building would take lunch...

Work (thinking about in a vacation day) 

One of the things keeping me from taking time off is the reasonable belief that shit will get irreversibly, structurally worse when I'm not there.

also allow me to introduce you to my 27 page powerpoint presentation on why Cpl Klinger was most likely trans.

how do I stop obsessing over work, I'm not going back until the 30th.

gender identity multi-select survey/polling response options: what's so difficult with this concept

Minneapolis Survey (climate adj) 

ICYMI Minneapolis Waste and Recycling has a survey seeking input how household waste has changed since March of 2020.

I, for one, have noticed a SIGNIFICANT increase in the waste leaving our home.

It's especially stressful as we're witnessing climate breakdown.

Anywho, fill it out. IMO this is a good survey that is designed just to gather data.
(though there's one point asking if we'd support a policy to opt in to single use items)

covid, mortality 

I enjoy the first minute of this incredibly authentic video of TV news personality Rachel Maddow telling the world that she doesn't know how to put on makeup and she doesn't use it, before talking about her partner nearly dying from Covid.

LB is no surprise to me; for years when I thought I was cis my twitter profile included "she/her". TERFs I argued with would find excuses to call me "he," say I was an "ugly man," claim I was pretending to be a lesbian (as someone with mostly male romantic and sexual partners, that always made me laugh; I'm the worst fucking lesbian)... All conclusions they jumped to based on nothing more than the presence of pronouns

Cis people, sharing your pronouns is that powerful. It drains power from them


Someone on here was talking about chocolate beet cake the other night and we were like "we have had a bag of beets sitting in the freezer for at least a year..." and the rest is history.

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A community centered on the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, and their surrounding region. Predominantly queer with a focus on urban and social justice issues.