1. queerpunkhamlet:

recoveringsjw:

sidneyia:

god-senpai:

queerpunkhamlet:

cis people aren’t allowed to edit my papers anymore

"WHAAATT? I HAVE TO EXPLAIN MY WORK??? IN MY OWN PAPER??? WHAT THE FUUUCK??"

It’s not my job to educate you, teacher. 

I’m betting one hundred bucks that this is a comment about a really badly written essay and not someone being actively transphobic.

well, you’re about to owe me one hundred bucks.
this is not the first time i mentioned privilege in the paper. or cisgender. this paper was written on my personal experiences with being trans, and the difficulties i’ve faced because of it, and the difficulties that cisgender people with otherwise comparable lives have not faced.
the terms privilege and cisgender had both been thoroughly elaborated on in this paper.
this paper was written for a women’s studies class, on gender analysis, in which both privilege and cisgender privilege in particular had been explained, elaborated upon, and discussed by the professor.
the comment was not by the professor, it was by a cis classmate during a peer review.
the words cisgender and privilege are both in scare quotes (in case you can’t google that or don’t know what it means or want to deny their existence, scare quotes is when you put a word or phrase in quotation marks to make it seem less real — the textual version of sarcastically making air quotes with your fingers)
another edit, by the same editor, involved asking me what my birth name was. i’m sure you don’t need to be told that that’s transphobic.
i spoke to the professor about this edit, and he agreed with me that the comment (and the way it was phrased) was out of line. in fact, he thought it was so out of line that he led a workshop for the class on how not to be disrespectful assholes to trans people (say, by asking for their birth name, or telling them they’re wrong or oversensitive about transphobia).
i got a 99% on the essay — WITHOUT changing anything the edit asked for.
the professor liked my essay so much that he asked to keep it as an EXAMPLE for future classes
bonus: if your reaction to seeing gross transphobic things is “well it’s probably the trans person’s fault”, then you’re gross and transphobic and i hope you don’t know any trans people IRL for their sake

    queerpunkhamlet:

    recoveringsjw:

    sidneyia:

    god-senpai:

    queerpunkhamlet:

    cis people aren’t allowed to edit my papers anymore

    "WHAAATT? I HAVE TO EXPLAIN MY WORK??? IN MY OWN PAPER??? WHAT THE FUUUCK??"

    It’s not my job to educate you, teacher.

    I’m betting one hundred bucks that this is a comment about a really badly written essay and not someone being actively transphobic.

    well, you’re about to owe me one hundred bucks.

    1. this is not the first time i mentioned privilege in the paper. or cisgender. this paper was written on my personal experiences with being trans, and the difficulties i’ve faced because of it, and the difficulties that cisgender people with otherwise comparable lives have not faced.
    2. the terms privilege and cisgender had both been thoroughly elaborated on in this paper.
    3. this paper was written for a women’s studies class, on gender analysis, in which both privilege and cisgender privilege in particular had been explained, elaborated upon, and discussed by the professor.
    4. the comment was not by the professor, it was by a cis classmate during a peer review.
    5. the words cisgender and privilege are both in scare quotes (in case you can’t google that or don’t know what it means or want to deny their existence, scare quotes is when you put a word or phrase in quotation marks to make it seem less real — the textual version of sarcastically making air quotes with your fingers)
    6. another edit, by the same editor, involved asking me what my birth name was. i’m sure you don’t need to be told that that’s transphobic.
    7. i spoke to the professor about this edit, and he agreed with me that the comment (and the way it was phrased) was out of line. in fact, he thought it was so out of line that he led a workshop for the class on how not to be disrespectful assholes to trans people (say, by asking for their birth name, or telling them they’re wrong or oversensitive about transphobia).
    8. i got a 99% on the essay — WITHOUT changing anything the edit asked for.
    9. the professor liked my essay so much that he asked to keep it as an EXAMPLE for future classes

    bonus: if your reaction to seeing gross transphobic things is “well it’s probably the trans person’s fault”, then you’re gross and transphobic and i hope you don’t know any trans people IRL for their sake

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  2. photo

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  3. cracked:

Wanna guess which people in that picture have crushing levels of debt? And which people should get advice on investing their wealth?
5 Viral Stories That Had Insane Twists After We All Moved On

#5. The Pepper Spray Cop Got a Better Settlement Than the Students He Sprayed
After the video of the incident went viral, Lieutenant [John] Pike was suspended with pay from his $110,000-a-year job (that’s not a typo) while the university conducted an investigation. While the officers claimed that they were trapped by the students and justified in their use of pepper spray (and totally not creaming their pants at the opportunity to finally try out their shiny new Judge Dredd gear, honest), an investigation found that the use of force was “objectively unreasonable” and that even the size of the pepper spray can was against regulations… Well, a couple months later, Pike filed for worker’s comp because of the emotional trauma stemming from the death threats he and his family received after the incident (Which, to be fair, is right fucked up. Shame on you, Internet). Following a psychiatric evaluation, the university awarded him just over $38,000, which is approximately one dollar for each stinging tear shed by the 21 students.

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    cracked:

    Wanna guess which people in that picture have crushing levels of debt? And which people should get advice on investing their wealth?

    5 Viral Stories That Had Insane Twists After We All Moved On

    #5. The Pepper Spray Cop Got a Better Settlement Than the Students He Sprayed

    After the video of the incident went viral, Lieutenant [John] Pike was suspended with pay from his $110,000-a-year job (that’s not a typo) while the university conducted an investigation. While the officers claimed that they were trapped by the students and justified in their use of pepper spray (and totally not creaming their pants at the opportunity to finally try out their shiny new Judge Dredd gear, honest), an investigation found that the use of force was “objectively unreasonable” and that even the size of the pepper spray can was against regulations… Well, a couple months later, Pike filed for worker’s comp because of the emotional trauma stemming from the death threats he and his family received after the incident (Which, to be fair, is right fucked up. Shame on you, Internet). Following a psychiatric evaluation, the university awarded him just over $38,000, which is approximately one dollar for each stinging tear shed by the 21 students.

    Read More

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  4. avatardedpotterhead:

shes-a-rebel-shes-a-sa-aint:

perfectionstoomainstream:

I’ve saved this since March to post.

I LOVE YOU YES YES YES I WAS THINKING THIS TODAY TOO I POSTED IT EVERYWHERE

yall can wake me up now

    avatardedpotterhead:

    shes-a-rebel-shes-a-sa-aint:

    perfectionstoomainstream:

    I’ve saved this since March to post.

    I LOVE YOU YES YES YES I WAS THINKING THIS TODAY TOO I POSTED IT EVERYWHERE

    yall can wake me up now

    (via grumpyspace-princess)

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  5. unabating:

Holy shit how much does that cat weigh

    unabating:

    Holy shit how much does that cat weigh

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  6. analtampon:

They’ve arrived 😍

    analtampon:

    They’ve arrived 😍

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  9. A thing happened on campus

    hi-nu-roly:

    shady-brain-farm:

    So my name is Joey White and I’m a very pasty pale British white guy at uni overseas. So I was introducing myself and this guy from Nigeria goes “Hi, I’m Joseph” so I said, “I’m a Joseph too! Joseph White.” Then he looked me in the eye and said in a dead serious tone “I’m Joseph Brown” and we nearly died.

    oh dear god

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    photo

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  11. eliasericson:

ps people actually say things like this
(this comic iis n the latest Galago Magazine, buy it if it’s available where you live!)

    eliasericson:

    ps people actually say things like this

    (this comic iis n the latest Galago Magazine, buy it if it’s available where you live!)

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  12. women: can u not touch our butts without knowing if we're okay with it? kthx.

    men: modern feminism has gone TOO FAR. we already gave you THE VOTE and JOBS and now you're OPPRESSING US by assuming we're all RAPISTS. PATRIARCHY IS NOT REAL B/C NOT ALL MEN.

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