Question for female (cis or trans) parents, whose co-parent is also female (cis or trans).
I'm a transwoman, and my wife is cis. We have two kids. When I initially transitioned, we all agreed that I'd still be 'dad'. This is now awkward and uncomfortable for all four of us, so we need something new. Mom, Mama, Mommy, etc are off the table, because that's my wife. We all agree strongly on that. We all feel that I should pick but the kids have vetoed a few things.
ethical social media is a revolutionary miracle of our own making. supporting your local administrators with monetary, emotional, and other forms of appreciation is a healthy way to subvert the capitalistic corporations that many of us are here to escape from in the first place
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M16 - the Eagle Nebula from last night. 0.2m f3.9 telescope. 8 min L, 2 minutes each R, G, and B. This is an active star formation nebula approximately 7000 ly distant. The famous Hubble "Pillars of Creation" are in this nebula and can be seen in the centre of this image.
« That $35 that scientific journals charge you to read a paper goes 100% to the publisher, 0% to the authors. If you just email us to ask for our papers, we are allowed to send them to you for free, and we will be genuinely delighted to do so. https://twitter.com/mantia/status/1013559718759956481 »
(LB: Also hey if you ever need a specific scientific paper, you could e-mail, say, a library science grad student and they'll probably happily find it for you and send it to you. Not that I know any of those. *whistles innocently*)
Disney's 'Moana' production assets now available for the public
Disney has released two production assets from the film Moana to be used for computer graphics research, software development and educational purposes.