So my sister was filming her cats outside…
Brooke Guinan is the FDNY’s ONLY transgender firefighter. Not only does she save lives everyday as part of her job, she is an inspiration to us all standing up for embracing who you are without fear or shame, but with pride and strength. Brooke tirelessly fights to increase the percentage of women and people of color in the FDNY as well as fight for a continually equal work environment.
Brooke is role model in the So Trans So What campaign.
Read more at So Gay So What.
Despite widely clearing both the state’s Senate and Assembly, California Governor Jerry Brown shot down a bill on Sunday that would have imposed restrictions on when law enforcement agencies can use drones for surveillance.
Brown, a Democrat, said in a statement over the weekend that he was vetoing the drone accountability act that, had it been signed into law, would require police agencies to obtain a warrant before using an unmanned vehicle, or drone, for aerial surveillance.
Democrat. Republican. No difference. This is the age of Demopublicans.
From the Marlene Dietrich files: A purple shiny suit with no shirt underneath, vampy birdcage with feather accents, roller set curls and a fancy skinny cigarette holder.
Not bad for a Monday look, I suppose.
oh my god she’s like a jojo character
a real job? you mean, like, an internship at the white house?
okay, well what about the national democratic party?
what about interning at the united nations?
wow damn it’s almost like our economy functions on stealing labour from hardworking young people, regardless of whether their jobs are “real” or not
Why do I have so many DoubleCross character sheets on this computer? Do people on the internet even play Double Cross?
When famous type individuals with blogs with readership attempt to put problematic hierarchies and crappy behavior solely into the realm of “The problem is people” which feels like a more net saavy way of the liberal ideal of the “human nature!” I just decide to stop reading them.
The elevation of hierarchical problems into some lofty platonic identity of the human condition is fucking worthless. Thank you Big Internet Man Andy Roony, things are terrible but what are we going to do about it because people are just awful. What are we going to do about it? Oh we just continue to be disappointed about it until we can find somewhere else to go. That’s… fuck I don’t even think Andy Roony used the “just leave anything forever” reason.
Protesters are angry about these strange negotiations to release protesters. What kind of practice is this?
it’s cool the u.s. military just made up a bunch of fake threats of terrorism to justify starting another war. and yet the real terrorists are roaming at night kidnapping people