For this year's Inktober I made an 8-page mini-comic a few panels a day. A buddy described it as "Constantine meets Hello Kitty," and here are pages 1-4.
Obviously you should caption images to help people with visual impairments, but here's some other reasons to do it: Show more
⭐ If the site doesn't load properly an alt text description might make people interested enough to check it out later.
⭐ If you took a screenshot of text, it might not be readable on different devices depending on image format.
⭐ Writing descriptions forces you to think critically: what is important? If you struggle with promoting yourself/your art, this is low risk training!
How cast iron fences are made.
Reminder to cw posts about or relating to HRT
Tremble, tremble the witches are back. Together we are so much stronger.
uspol, voting, houston tx Show more
If you live in Houston or know anyone who does - Houston Metro (public transit) is giving free rides to and from the polls on election day. No proof needed, just inform the driver or train attendant.
"Would you please not use <word> and instead use <other word>?" "No, that's too hard, and it's not important to me." is an exchange that will be intimately familiar to nearly any trans person.
Do newborn genies live in baby bottles?
Kindness is not a code of conduct unto itself, but rather another free component of a fully functioning GNU behavior pattern made useful by the GNU developers, contributors and vital commentators comprising a full communication system as defined by POSIX.
OK there was a lot of bad stuff and feelings yesterday but I want to capture the moment I was at a LGBT Q&A that was hosted by a youth oriented org. Seeing young trans people BEAM with delight at seeing adult trans folks like myself there (one of very few) who weren't staff made my night.
Netflix now "personalises" artwork based on individuals' data:
This is hypertargeted advertising: different people see different info about same film, most get misled about its nature.
Same thing is now happening with political advertising:
Same candidates, but different individuals see totally different information about them. Most get misled about candidate's nature.
With a film you can stop watching when you find out truth, but after an election it's too late.
* This applies to any less-privileged group generalizing about a more-privileged group. "Not all white people", "not all straight people", "not all cis people", etc. - this applies to you too.
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