forgetfulnessI'm actually responding to a very important text and NOT surreptitiously googling your name because I can't remember how I know you, I SWEAR.
bullyingWhen I was being bullied as The Fat Kid, there was a part of me that would have leapt at the chance to erase my body and replace it with a different one. But there was also a part of me that deeply resented the suggestion that I should have to change myself to fit in.
fatA UK hospital is teaching its employees to be more sensitive to their fat patients by making them wear a fat suit. Unfortunately this noble effort undertaken in the best of intentions is totally freaking misguided and rooted in the same assumptions that cause problems in the first place.
holidaysWhile I can't honestly say I stay in on NYE because I am legitimately afraid of being killed by a falling bullet hitting me in the brains, my preference for a quiet evening in spent cleaning my kitchen does have its benefits.
paxCOME SEE THE PAX MUSEUM OF DIVERSITY! BOGGLE at people's use of ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY! Ask whatever questions you’d like of a REAL LIVE GENDER NONCONFORMIST!
seems legitPeople worldwide are reporting -- and recording -- weird unexplained sounds, from "sky trumpets" to "the hum." (My cat is no longer speaking to me after I played all these creepy noises, incidentally.)
selfiesYou know that thing where you write a word so many times it starts to lose all meaning? I'm doing that with "selfie" right now.