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[fr] Chaque vendredi (ou presque) je choisis un thème et plusieurs personnes en lien avec celui-ci pour . Toutes mes précédentes recommandations peuvent êtres trouvées en réponse à ce message.

[en] For , I choose several people in relation to a theme (almost) every Friday. All my previous recommendations can be found in reply to this post.

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Ah yes my friend, Mechanical Nicholas PhD

Or as I like to call him

Dr Robot Nick

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So I'm out here its nearly 3 am and I'm dissociating out of my mind and uhh I love ivy

I would love to watch a SF/fantasy series that is rather “serious” without it being grimdark.

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Je suis à la recherche d'un moniteur de PC adapté à la photo.

Est-ce que vous avez des modèles récents à suggérer?

I love “The Dark”, but it’s really depressing.

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Les orages : ⛈️​
La grêle : 🌧️​
La température :

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Anyway, I'll keep being aggressive and hostile and an asshole because people reconsider their behavior when they think I might call them on their shit.

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I literally have never seen a non-black person be called aggressive and hostile which is wild to me because yall go out of pocket when we've been taught our whole lives to tame our anger to keep us alive.

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Any time people like us, who are black or who are seen as effeminate, refuse to be walked on and demeaned and disrespected, we are seen as combative, aggressive, hostile, and "starting shit." And no one but us seems to question why that is.

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on being "aggressive" and "hostile" as a visibly black femme 8/8 

Ultimately, after being exposed to ridicule and isolation and admonishment for being "aggressive" and "hostile" and "an asshole"

What's the worst that'll happen? I might as well claim it.

After all, people think again when I speak up. Being "aggressive" gets results. Fine, you want me to be the asshole? I'll be the asshole. Whatever.

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on being "aggressive" and "hostile" as a visibly black femme 7/? 

And this becomes so apparent in all of my relationships where I'm the funny asshole who might go off

Why?

Because I speak up?

Because I will defend me and mine?

Being protective and vocal and forthright makes me an asshole?

Why isn't every other protective and vocal and forthright person an asshole?

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on being "aggressive" and "hostile" as a visibly black femme 6/? 

I will return whatever energy you're giving off.

So if you try to shut me down, if you decide you wanna be disrespecting and demeaning, I will clap back.

And somehow the clapback is aggressive but the disrespect and demeaning that pushed me there is not.

And I'm supposed to be punished by being branded aggressive.

When a white man gets praised for being bold and standing their ground and "well-said".

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on being "aggressive" and "hostile" as a visibly black femme 5/? 

And then it became a waterfall of moments of every single time I've been called aggressive and combative and hostile and scary.

For what?

Speaking my mind? Being honest? Refusing to be intimidated by power and being outnumbered and dainty sweet little women crying at the first sign of someone not putting up with their abuse?

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on being "aggressive" and "hostile" as a visibly black femme 4/? 

But here's the thing--

What made me hostile? What made me aggressive?

Because I said, "This is harmful and not okay and it hurts us"?

How is that aggressive?

How isn't appropriating and bullying my people not considered aggressive and hostile?

Why was I the aggressor and they weren't?

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on being "aggressive" and "hostile" as a visibly black femme 3/? 

And when I spoke out about how it wasn't funny, how it made us (the 10 black folks) uncomfortable, how it was demeaning and disrespectful in a scene you wouldn't even have WITHOUT US, I was told I was aggressive and hostile and combative.

And I was outcast. And isolated.

Because I wouldn't go along with their bullshit.

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on being "aggressive" and "hostile" as a visibly black femme 2/? 

Anyway, as expected, the hip hop scene to people means you have to look and act and speak a certain way.

And with hip hop originating in black and brown improverished community, it has a "look" and a "talk" and an aesthetic.

So I was surrounded by rich nonblack Asians trying to sound black and dabbing and dressing like the afro-boricuas of my broke ass neighborhood. For fun. Because it was funny.

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on being "aggressive" and "hostile" as a visibly black femme 1/? 

I used to be a dancer. I was a hip hop and modern dancer at my university, a choreographer, and a featured member of two dance crews.

In a community that was predominately Asian.

Yes, I was in a hip hop scene dominated by non-black Asian folks. In a community of over 150 dancers, there were 10 black folks. That's it. Yes, we all knew and hung out with each other because it was just us.

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I saw a thing on instagram about antiblackness in the dance community and it set me off about how I have always been gaslit and isolated and excluded and admonished for being "aggressive."

And I have words to say about that.

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Eldritch Café

Une instance se voulant accueillante pour les personnes queers, féministes et anarchistes ainsi que pour leurs sympathisant·e·s. Nous sommes principalement francophones, mais vous êtes les bienvenu·e·s quelle que soit votre langue.

A welcoming instance for queer, feminist and anarchist people as well as their sympathizers. We are mainly French-speaking people, but you are welcome whatever your language might be.