is there somebody you forgot to ask?
doctor: i consent
patient: i consent
insurance agent: i don't
more seriously, neither cisness nor straightness are natural categories. there's a kind of an air to this like 'oh, but you are still going to let normal people exist as well after queer liberation, right'. in fact, straightness is, if anything, more artificial than queerness: the field of divergent approaches to gender and sexuality would still exist in the absence of structural oppression, but the 'normal' which singles some of those approaches out for oppression wouldn't
and the thing is this is an exceptional crisis. nobody is even saying nationalise pharma forever (I am, but you know know,). all you have to do for 5 minutes is waver SOME IP rights on what is a crucial society saving level of shit we desperately need. and I cannot stress enough THIS WILL COME BACK TO THE CORE TOO, if you let a virus mutate in India or Brazil, then it will come back to America and Germany, especially in such an interconnected world. and all you have to do is just step in a tiny amount to do not even altruism but self interested long sighted policy planning
Hey so the Seattle Police Department is holding a free Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner next week!
It Sure Would Be Terrible if all the seats were taken up by people who aren't law enforcement officers and don't intend to show up!
autistic transfem pan-ish aspec polyam white commie
interested in rust(lang) and japanese but not very good at either
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