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In an earlier thread, I wrote briefly about trans people in medieval Europe, and discussed some of the main issues when studying the medieval history of trans people.

Today, if you'll indulge me, I want to spend some time discussing a single person in detail. I want to talk about the way she's been written about, and about her and what she can teach us about life as a trans person 600 years ago.

This is the story of Eleanor Rykener.

here is my orange and white snoozing belly up

I'm seeing lots of cat pictures so here's my cat Tiger. The grey cat is 80, who is technically my father's cat but is more of an independent little dude than anything.

invest in stocks

chicken, beef, vegetable

you'll be a bouillonaire :blobcat:

"The Matilda Effect": How Pioneering Women Scientists Have Been Denied Recognition and Written Out of Science History openculture.com/?p=1054544 t.co/45wbDszMaR

anyone got any suggestions for good early-80s movies where they just kinda run out of plot and then there's a police chase, a multi-car pile-up, people shooting at stuff and then the hero is eventually cornered and taken down?

so far i've got
- blues brothers (1980)
- american werewolf in london (1981)

It's Vox but vox.com/energy-and-environment

The people actively demand renewable energy, despite the astroturf propaganda claiming it's costly, primitive and/or infeasible.

the people who call ubuntu "noobunto" and shit on people for using it are hilarious. it's great to discourage people when they're just beginning to learn how to use linux, or to attack people who've been using ubuntu for years for no other reason than "it's popular". such a great idea haha it's so funny

Mastodon web interface is so heavy on this crappy netbook. I wish there were an option for a basic barebones interface.

My professional hobbies include petting street doggos on my way home from work.

validated the Reform trackball final PCB today. also, we finished the acrylic laser cut parts and all 3D models are finalized. now printing 2 of the remaining case parts while another 3 are being molded. after that, it’s “just” assembly, testing, handbooks and packaging left.

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Sunbeam City 🌻

Sunbeam City is a solarpunk instance.