Hi everyone, I'm Grem and I'm totally new to mastodon. I'm demigender (she/her).
I'm predominantly an LGBT high fantasy writer, currently working towards self-publishing my first novel.
I'm also big into video gaming. I love me a good story-driven RPG.
I have a very antisocial cat named Morrigan, and nothing cheers me up like a good cup of tea. :)
This is hilarious!
The pizza joint I went to framed a hole in the wall in the men’s washroom and called it “Fragile Masculinity”
Trans issues and trans men, sexism
Trans men aren't inherently bad for identifying as men.
Being a trans man doesn't mean that you're automatically perpetuating the patriarchy.
In fact, many trans men have a deeper understanding of the harm the patriarchy causes than cis men because many had to experience it themselves at some point of their lives.
Issues often seen as "women's issues" often do affect trans men. Trans men get opressed by laws against reproductive rights and the lack of medical research on this type of body.
I've seen some hostility towards trans men and I don't think it is ok. Trans men have the right to speak up about issues that affect them without being silenced with "but you're a man, you can't speak about sexism".
Being harmed by the patriarchy isn't only for women, and if you experienced sexism that doesn't make you a woman.
baking, alc mention
Today on Adulting: I went downstairs to make dinner and baked cookies instead. But there's whiskey in the icing, so they're grownup cookies. So it counts?
I also planned out an entire new Side Project instead of working on the Main Project, but writing is writing so I'm counting that too.
I'm not sure that 'off the sofa' is a realistic goal for today. Day for lots of tea and faffing about with side projects I think. I got a new notebook for Christmas so #amwriting super neatly for two pages before it descends back into illegible scrawling.
family -, Xmas being hard, alcohol mention
Had the obligatory 'boomer vs millenial' fight with my dad while drunk at 1am which i s entirely my own fault for being awake and drunk at 1am. Will leave out the details.
Thankfully (?) an unshakable cornerstone of my relationship with my dad is our ability to have the same argument EVERY TIME and then pretend it didn't happen in the morning. Because I'm here for another night and it would be awkwaaaaaard
me: i wonder what would happen if i trained the neural net gpt-2 on christmas carols?
High fantasy writer, RPG gamer, book lover, cat person. BPD, anxiety & depression. #nobot
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