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combating internalised ableism, mild ableist language 

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We are going to sue the Japanese government to recognize my gender transition and our marriage! Crowdfunding is LIVE! Please donate if you can and share as widely as possible and help both us and the community here! Thank You!

https://www.gofundme.com/f/3p65eg

What a crazy hot, grimy, gruelling & satisfying day of work that was. When it was genuinely too hot to work we took silly photos of us being exhausted around the place, here’s mine. Caption: “Airbnb comfort rating of 2 stars. Better than the ground but not much else.”

journalism, sexual assault reporting (link to article) 

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malthusianism 

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TRANS MEN: TESTOSTERONE IS NOT BIRTH CONTROL.
I'm seeing an alarming number of boys and young men entering our online spaces scared and confused because they might be pregnant. Due to testosterone stopping their menstrual cycle, they believed it was impossible for them to get pregnant — thus they were not as cautious and safe as they otherwise would have been while with their partner.

**If you have not had a hysterectomy, you can potentially get pregnant while on testosterone.**

There are trans men several years on T who will report abruptly having their cycle again after not having one for 1-3 years. It's possible. Improbable, but possible.

You need to continue practicing safe sex even while on T.

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the internet is returning back to the point where search engines are useless for actually finding information

public libraries are welcoming folks back with open arms

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sure, you now need a fire extinguisher pointed at each fire extinguisher, but eventually your coverage pattern should converge so you can stop buying fire extinguishers

For context, it’s to power a single 5W Cree LED (3.4V FV). I can use the existing 5VDC buck supply (two stage), or I can go direct from the 48-54V 13s battery supply (60V for safety). It’ll be low-side switched by an appropriate MOSFET.

Has anyone seen any constant current DC buck modules that accept a 5V input voltage, or a 60V one? I can only find ones that take 7-30V in. Designing my own would cost a lot more than buying one.

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Australia Day, antinationalism, colonial genocide 

My email address is 7 characters long. Did the developers truly forget that 2 character TLDs exist, and most of those allow registering 2 character domain names? That would make the minimum length of a latin-alphabet internet-based email address 7 chars, or 6 if any x.xx domains exist.

I tried to make a Kobo account to download a gay eBook (and then immediately remove the DRM). I was going to use them to avoid giving amazon money, but then got this ridiculous error. So amazon it is.

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I just realized that this sign, under which I pass each day, is not only at least as old as me (it uses the polytonic system which was deprecated in 1958), it's also wrong for the past 16 years or so. There's no left turn at that light since the olympic games in 2004.

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warning for all the dudes that have followed me, interacted with me, faved my toots, or even read any of them too hard

every "straight" "cis" "boy" who's ever crossed my path on the Fediverse becomes a trans girl or an enby or genderqueer or some kind of beginner to advanced gay after a few months

no exceptions

i don't know how it happens, i pretty much just make tech+gender jokes, but i'll see you at the pride parade next year

i'll be the tall one with the hair

so will you

Meme, negative feelings but like, kinda joking? kinda real tho 

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Software is like an onion. If you open up the inner layers you start crying

silly slightly lewd 

I purchased the domain decreep.me a year ago to prototype an anti-harassment tool. The tool was shortlived, but would anyone like to grab the domain before it expires and some squatter corp grabs it?

Oh yeah, whoops, I don't actually have any power supply capable of reaching 54.6V to test charging it. I put off buying a charger, because I was going to get a Mean Well, which means getting it from mouser, which means throwing 50 little things in the cart because free shipping.

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