Why no one's willing to say "racist" these days. http://bostonreview.net/race/lawrence-glickman-racially-tinged
Book recommendation for space lesbian stevedores Show more
Long Way To A Small Angry Planet is a slice-of-life episodic novel about space lesbian cargo haulers. It's one of those books where you will know if you should read it based on the description.
Since you've all already made the trek to join Mastodon, consider these more ethical, privacy-friendly alternatives to other social media, web browsers, etc.
Mention of murder Show more
I am shocked, shocked I tell you!
Nice little article about LGBT artists in the metal scene, about a 10 minute read. <3 OTEP! https://pleasekillme.com/gay-metal/
The New York Times reports Facebook gave Microsoft, Amazon, Spotify, Netflix, Apple, Yandex, Yahoo and others far more access to users' data than previously admitted, including access to private messages:
There is never going to be a better time to #DeleteFacebook, the violations are only going to get worse.
If you know someone who wants to try alternatives and needs a simple non-technical guide, try sending them this:
Tumblr is banning all adult content
Highlight from their definition of adult content: "female-presenting nipples"
Trans / Michael Jackson humour Show more
Not a fan of the man, but this tickled me
Reader, Writer, Philosopher, Learning Technologist, Geek, Queer. Possessor of at least 2 distinct superhuman abilities. Pronouns: They/Them or She/Her.
Scholar Social is a microblogging platform for researchers, grad students, librarians, archivists, undergrads, academically inclined high schoolers, educators of all levels, journal editors, research assistants, professors, administrators—anyone involved in academia who is willing to engage with others respectfully.
We strive to be a safe space for queer people and other minorities, recognizing that there can only be academic freedom where the existence and validity of interlocutors' identities is taken as axiomatic.
"A Mastodon profile you can be proud to put on the last slide of a presentation at a conference"
(Participation is, of course, optional)
Scholar Social features a monthly "official" journal club, in which we try to read and comment on a paper of interest.
Any user of Scholar Social can suggest an article by sending the DOI by direct message to @firstname.lastname@example.org and one will be chosen by random lottery on the last day of the month. We ask that you only submit articles that are from *outside* your own field of study to try to ensure that the papers we read are accessible and interesting to non-experts.