Felt like doing another intro style post
I'm #asexual and #aromantic and i care about it so much. I have soft spots for building irl community (although thats on hold), uncovering history and aro politics (trust me, everything is connected to amatonormativity)
I'm interested in #needlefelting and #naturaldyeing
I've been learning about #invasivespecies and how to remove them. I'm in the pnw so the main culprits are Himalayan blackberry, english ivy and morning glory. Clearing those to help restore the environment a d create public space has been my biggest pandemic project.
I also care a lot about #mutalaid and #mutualism. I'm still learning tons but i find myself generally having an #anarchist perspective.
I'm working to learn more about white supremacy, colonialism, decolonization and anti racism
Todays ivy haul. I had already filled the bag from another spot so these will have to be picked up later.
I did the first round of clearing for one section (the second photo which was taken after i cleared the ivy). Ill have to go back and check for anything i missed and ensure the ivy on the trees is dying. But the bulk of the labour is done.
And i started on another patch (the third photo before i started any clearing). This is a really large patch that extends quite far along the trail so it will take a bunch of work to clear. But i got started at least!
A little video of me needle felting a peach!
It's the first video like this i've filmed on a a cardboard stand i threw together. It's a little wobbly and my head pokes into the frame sometimes.
Today is International Romani Day, a day to celebrate Romani culture and raise awareness of the issues facing Romani people. Here are some (external) posts from Romani people (containing mentions of racism, genocide, deportation, enslavement, slurs, etc.)
Opre Roma: Worldwide Celebration of International Roma Day
"Today however, is also International Romani Day, a day designed to raise awareness of the issues faced by the Roma population, but to also celebrate their culture and heritage."
"since international romani day is coming to a close i’d like to remind non-romani of a few things"
10 Myths About Romani Identity
The “G” Word Isn’t for You
Scholarship Programs (also has donation links)
"Give back to the organizations and people who fight endlessly for Romani rights."
Please check out my new novel NON-PLAYER CHARACTER, now on Kickstarter!
🏳️🌈 all queer cast
👋 autistic protagonist
🤗 a found family of TTRPG nerds
💜 asexual romance
🐐 weird magical creatures
🐝 giant bees
🎲 playable TTRPG
menstruation + covid vax
Oh hey there's an actual study gathering data on the menstrual side effects of covid vaccines: https://redcap.healthinstitute.illinois.edu/surveys/index.php?s=LL8TKKC8DP
I just did the thing and they did a basically fine job of making the language in the survey gender-neutral so that's cool ✔️
If you are a menstruator (past or present) and have had at least one vaccine dose, consider participating!
I've always been entranced by cherry blossoms shedding their petals--it's a sight, petals flying through the air, filling the wind and lying fuzzy on the ground. This morning I watched petals falling from a tree near home, sparkling in the sun, and was reminded of floating dust.
Today is the first #InternationalAsexualityDay and our mascot want's to spread the word and support all asexual people!
aro and ace stuff, solarpunk, needle felting, natural dyeing, invasive plant removal, mushrooms, mutual aid
Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.