NY Times poll of Minnesota includes question on defunding police.
In Minneapolis/St Paul:
Defund police - 50%
Maintain funding - 30%
Increase funding - 16%
Don't know/refused - 4%
fediverse software general meta
"the fediverse is like email. also we're not at all going to be learning from what happened to email and of course we're not making moderation easy"
years later: *the fediverse can't safely leave registrations open without 24/7 moderation and the safest way to run an instance is with an allowlist (unless you want to copy or put together a denylist of hundreds of domains, dozens more popping up constantly*
@stelepami I'm similar to several others - "bottom surgery" (vague but widespread) or "genital surgery" (slightly more specific, squicks some people). Naming and describing actual procedures and outcomes (for any doctor poking around down there or friends who are curious & that close).
Or the term I actually use/want "genital origami" - covers that it's a reshaping/reuse/reconfiguration but lacks so many body-as-machine overtones, gently playful and less onerous.
(mentally framing as meme...)
Remembering the pure innocence of the moment when @t54r4n1 realized that grasshoppers have wings and can fly
I have a #cat, Zelda.
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.