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introduction 

hey, i'm a short, fat, passing trans woman in her 30s, i've been on hormones for 9 months, i have an eating disorder, i have adhd and probably cptsd.

i get triggered by these things:

- being yelled at by peers
- stories about people being rejected

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begpost, boosts+ 

Thanks to some unexpected dental stuff over the summer that insurance barely covered, our savings were depleted and we've been squeezing by since then. We didn't do so well this month and we still have groceries and medical stuff we need to pay for. Any boosts and help would be awesome!
💜💙

paypal.me/iamapaull
Venmo: aderynop
Cash app: AlanaDeryn

racism, US car insurance 

"”Cities and towns with majority Black residents experience among the highest quote prices compared to cities of any other racial makeup, regardless of how clean their driving record is,” the report states. “A driver with a clean record living in a majority-Black neighborhood pays almost 20 percent more for car insurance on average than a driver living in a majority-White neighborhood who has prior driving offenses.”

As the report tells it, the industry practices a form of “redlining,” the long-illegal practice in which banks used to deny or charge more for loans to homeowners in Black areas — although it doesn’t use the term: “A similar pattern holds for homeownership and credit score, with a 13-percent increase in car insurance costs for homeowners in Black neighborhoods compared renters in White ones and a 24-percent increase for car owners with excellent credit in Black neighborhoods compared to poor credit in White neighborhoods,” the report says."

usa.streetsblog.org/2020/10/23

hey y'all i've temporarily reduced my commission prices! we're kinda poor and need to buy food right now, and i'm nearly £40 over my overdraft. come get some cute cheap art y'all!

Half body:
Sketch: £7.50
Lines: £10
Add colour
Flat: +£5
Shaded: +£12.50

Full body:
Sketch: £17.50
Lines: £20
Add colour
Flat: +£15
Shaded: +£17.50

Ref sheets:
£75 front + back view
£100 front back and side view

NSFW, Furry, Fandom, and Original Characters all welcome.
Payment up front thru paypal

Plural gatekeeping with a side dish of DARVO 

furrylife.online/forums/topic/
FurryLife Online
The continued albiest bahavior in fandom spaces

Imagine thinking that you have to suffer an arbitrary amount for the right to have an identity, and imposing that standard on everyone else around you, and creating a false zero sum game between people like you, and people different to you who didn't need to suffer to have that identity.

In the trans world, we call those people like that truscum and TERFs, and lo and behold they have caused a lot of damage to women's and trans people's rights. So how are we supposed to see people who mirror this "suffering is mandatory, or you're a predator" rhetoric on he/him lesbians, pan/bi lesbians, and endogenic/hybrid plural systems other than harmful to the pan, lesbian or plural communities?

It's all a grift to divide us and get us fighting against each other. And who benefits from all this? Fascists.

Stop being gatekeepers, you're not helping.

mh 

me: i was on 150mg of effexor for a year
every one else: hmm, are you sure it didn't work?
me: ...

:boost_ok:, homelessness, Raleigh NC, not money asking, just help/advice 

:boost_ok: :boost_ok:

So uhhhhhhhh.

My one girlfriend Viv is still facing homelessness, she's contacted the nearby shelters and mutual aid groups in Raleigh and it turns out the shelters are all full and the income support isn't enough to afford any kind of housing. She's getting kicked out of her current place regardless of money, unfortunately.

Neither of us know what to do, it seems like all the options have been explored. We're both basically just scared shitless at the moment.

If you know of any, like, shelters or anything. Or any form of housing. Or anything we can do. Literally any smidgen or glimmer of hope here would be good.

And either way retoots would be appreciated.

Thanks.

#TransCrowdFund #mutualaid

selfie, ec 

i just thought of myself as cute and said it and aaaa

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selfie, ec 

fuck, i think this might be the first time i've called myself cute?

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ugh, should've slept more than 4-5 hours

mh? 

yeah, coming to terms with my transness 20 years ago and transitioning would have been awful, would have sucked so badly.

but, you know, i think the alternative was so much worse. i could have spent the last 20 years not wanting to die and instead learning to care for myself.

i'd be in a much better place by now, that is for sure.

maybe i should brush it before taking photos lol

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transphobia, kalvin garrah 

kalvin garrah is a fucking creep

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transphobia, kalvin garrah 

brennan is back, 3 years after kalvin bullied him off of the platform for not being trans enough, this is his video talking about the experience:

youtube.com/watch?v=bnpp0-OzA5

:boost_ok: :boost_ok: :boost_ok:

Hey so

My one girlfriend is a young trans girl living in NC. She is facing homelessness in like two weeks-ish, if not sooner. She doesn't have any options for an income because of her depression, there are no options for housing that either of us can find. Her abusive parents are actively violent and hunting her down and the pharmacy just refused to refill her estrogen. She's running out of options and neither of us know what to do.

If you could donate or reboost it would mean so fucking much to us. Even just a little bit, whatever you can manage.

https://ko-fi.com/vivian420gay
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