toxoplasm

Apr 16

collaterlysisters:

marxism-leninism-utenaism:

madotree:

marxism-leninism-utenaism:

wait are they saying heinlein had The Genders, bc that seems like a far reach and i’ve heard a bunch of his stuff. sadly he’s Neckbeard God so there isn’t much crit :C

no. the article is here, and here’s the relevant quote:

One author who seemed to have a clue [about trans characters] was Robert A. Heinlein. His Friday contains a trans character and talks about test-tube babies using the same “not natural” language currently directed at trans folk. There is a gender change in I Will Fear No Evil, where an old man’s brain is transplanted into the body of a beautiful young woman, but the book reads more like a straight male’s fantasy of becoming a woman than an actual trans narrative.

thats hilarious because heinlein also wrote the short story —all you zombies—. which was about a time traveling trans man being his own mother and father and also the one who sent himself back in time.

ive never read friday but i dont see how the author of all you zombies could be using transness for anything other than “whoa isnt this weird, the future sure is weird”

i actually have read all you zombies and pretty much the only thing it gets right about trans experiences is that doctors will pretty much do whatever they feel like because fuck it and also fuck you

I figure Heinlein had the genders, he just also had a bad case of “crazy asshole” along for the ride

you know who has either a serious case of the genders or is really fucking good at writing (some of) its aspects is John Varley. his major characters are all butch women, many of whom appear over his series as both men and women, depending on their phase of life, and there are multiple agender and asexual characters throughout his books and it owns. i would not be even vaguely surprised if he came out as not-cis at some point in the future

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Milestone Reached: Glyph Requests Open!

problemglyphs:

To submit a glyph request, go to problemglyphs.tumblr.com/ask

There are currently over 200 glyph requests waiting in my inbox. I’ve been thinking about it a lot, and I believe I settled on a good compromise that makes sure the existing queue for glyph requests is preserved, but gives new people a fighting chance.

The system is this: I will alternate a queued glyph request, with one chosen randomly by a number generator. Meaning one request from the current lineup, and then one random request, alternating. I hope that makes sense.

I’m currently fighting off some strep throat so milestones are taking a little longer to fulfill than I anticipated. A laser printer for the buttons and candles is on the way, and those should be in the store by the end of the week!

bluecohosh:

art-and-fury:

The Depths of the Sea - Sir Edward Burne-Jones

Fuckfhgkhddgj why have i not seen this before

bluecohosh:

art-and-fury:

The Depths of the Sea - Sir Edward Burne-Jones

Fuckfhgkhddgj why have i not seen this before

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fuzzwizard:

deathpup:

NOt a big fan of the internet :/ any alternatives?

i’ m an advocate for screaming at the night sky

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beautifulhorsemeat replied to your post: look how fat and grown up she is!!! my…

dirt girl

she just ate three chilean butter grubs and then spent a week completely buried in a wet dirt hole she dug herself, and today came out and stood in the mister-bottle fog and got all damp and ate crickets.  shes living the dream!!!!

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Anonymous asked: I'm scared that I don't understand friendship and that I ask for more from people, and am selfish about it, and am jealous beyond what is fair. I worry about where my friends will be in the future and who i will have left, both electronically and within grasping distance. I know that going at a lot of things alone is something that's okay for me personally, but I feel like i have a good thing and don't want to lose it.

3liza:

[STRENGTH TO DISSECT AND ALTER SELF]

[captain picard voice] tea. earl grey. microwaved

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vinefame:

You either die a fave or live long enough to see yourself become problematic

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obscurevideogames:

juggle ohs - Bishi Bashi Special (Konami - PSX - 2000) 

obscurevideogames:

juggle ohs - Bishi Bashi Special (Konami - PSX - 2000) 

Apr 15

foie:

It’s so scary to me that I look exactly like my mom with a bad witch wig on