Uni, negative, mental health
Oh turns out that the supervisor just didn't like that I wasn't overworking
Wonder if I can find a supervisor who understands me not being able to overwork or if I have to choose a different career path
I literally can't work the "normal" amount without having meltdowns every couple of days
Uni, relationships, negative
Got kicked out of my lab today because I "didn't seem interested". My supervisor said that it is best I find a new lab to work in.
Reminds me of the time I got dumped because I "didn't seem interested".
I wonder if it has something to do with my tone of voice? Both times I was interested, especially in the lab work, just didn't really know what's going on and was too scared of annoying people to ask.
Centrist YouTube channel rant, abortion, rich people
Why do I keep getting suggested videos by jubilee? (if you don't know who they are you might have seen their "pro-life vs pro-choice" or "poor people vs millionaires" videos where they ask a question and the people sit on the chair if they agree to reach a "middle ground")
Those videos are so annoyingly centrist, there is no middle ground between pro-choice and anti-choice, you're either pro-choice or you think you have the right to use random peoples uteruses and bodies.
A rich person on their video literally said that they need more money "just because it feels nice to have it" while the poor were talking about having to pay off their debt and basic needs.
Some white dude was trying to argue that he earned all his money because he build a company from the ground up himself apparently 🤔🤔🤔 not like the workers had anything to do with it right?
If you are a trans man, you are valid.
This post isn't meant to invalidate anyone else. But to say trans men are beautiful and valid.
All of you reading this, take care of yourselves. Things improve, things get better.
You are who you 'want' to be and I hope those of you that feel the need to have T are able to access it and find it fulfilling.
If you're unsure about transitioning, waiting is valid. You don't 'become a man' by injecting or rubbing that on you, you are one by virtue of being you.
You deserve so much more, be good to yourselves.
Misogyny against trans men
Sorry for the rant, it just doesn't seem fair to erase trans men's experiences with misogyny. Their experiences are valid and are no less traumatic than anyone who identifies as a woman.
The notion of trans men not experiencing misogyny seems to centre around the idea of "passing" trans men with big beards, but there are many who look like a "normal cis girl" and would get the same treatment as a girl would.
And even then, the manliest trans men could have still experienced plenty of misogyny from being raised as a "girl".
Being treated as a lesser human being from the second you were born can traumatise anyone!
Misogyny against trans men
Hey just a reminder that most trans men do experience misogyny at least for some part of their lives! Most sexists don't care what your identity is and they're just going to treat you as a girl if you are afab at least until you start to pass.
Trans guys experiencing misogyny for some of their lives doesn't make them any less real men, and I feel like saying that trans men do not experience misogyny erases the struggles that they had to face. It can also make trans men feel less valid if they have been victims to misogyny.
Also a reminder that not all trans men are masculine manly men, some do not "pass" and continue being seen as "women" by sexists. A sexist is not going to ask how you identify before being misogynistic to someone they assumed was a girl based on something superficial like clothing or body shape.
Whether you experienced misogyny or not does not define your gender.
Opinion on critiquing art
Is it just me or is it OK to not like your drawings/other types of art critiqued? In the art community there is the idea that you *have* to listen to critisism and "grow a thicker skin", because it will help you improve, even if art is just fun for you and not a job.
Maybe some people want to improve at their own pace or just have fun. If someone says "hey, I don't really like my art critiqued" I don't see why that shouldn't be respected.
This especially goes for children. They are just starting out and it's better to encourage them instead! I have seen way to many people in the art community outright bully people for not liking critisism. Why isn't it ok to have fun without the pressure to improve?
I don't like how competitive the art community is. Art should bring you joy. Having to overwork yourself and suffer to be a "real" artist is just capitalist propaganda.
I can't seem to grow melon plants. I tried growing watermelons and honeydew melons. Only one of the honeydew plants produced anything, and it died before the melons ripened. I have no idea what I could be doing wrong so I guess I'll have to try different areas in the garden to see if they prefer a specific place lol. I really love melons so it would be great to grow some.
If you look at my page it may seem like I'm a good gardener from the amount of food that I eat from my garden, but in reality I only started a couple of months ago and just got a little too obsessed with it lol.
About half of my plants end up dying or get eaten by possums and caterpillars or fruit flies but I plant so many that I still get a bunch of food.
Any general tips for making your plants not die? Some of my plants just die for seemingly no reason when other plants around it are growing fine.
I have many interests (art, science, growing food), I really enjoy making things.
People should work together instead of competing and hoarding wealth.
Sunbeam City is a Libertarian Socialist solarpunk instance. It is ran democratically by a cooperative of like-minded individuals.