like sure google might be reading all my emails but at least I also get to read them

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almost had two accepted papers withdrawn because my university apparently can't run an email server

I just wanna be back home in Edinburgh 😭

transphobia, uk 

RT @DavidPaisley@twitter.com

LGB Alliance recently boasted of a worldwide network of anti-trans "LGB" groups under the banner

In Ireland, Wales, Australia, America, Canada, Spain, Mexico, Brazil, Iceland , Norway and Serbia.

I did some analysis and found some interesting results.
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πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/DavidPaisley/statu

transphobia, uk 

RT @JolyonMaugham@twitter.com

We waited some weeks for the BBC to be ready to cover our legal action to protect the legal rights of trans children. And the piece is up and is quite extraordinary. I'm not going to link to it because it is inaccurate and gives space to a transphobic hate group.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/JolyonMaugham/stat

Improvising a chromakey β€˜cuz you have to pre-record your conference talks.

transphobia 

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RT @JayHulmePoet@twitter.com

I have spent a lot of time chatting to cis people about what it's really like to be trans and the fact is that most people are, unfortunately, entirely ignorant of how hard it is to be trans in the UK.

So here is a thread of things you probably ought to know:

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/JayHulmePoet/statu

adhd 

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RT @shelbyspees@twitter.com

I have a full-time job. I have ADHD. I struggle with executive dysfunction and auditory processing issues.

These are some things that would help me, personally watch more talks/panels/etc. live (thread):

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/shelbyspees/status

tdor 

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RT @BlackTransConn1@twitter.com

TODAY IS IF YOUR A BLACK TRANS PERSON PLEASE COMMENT DOWN BELOW WITH YOUR PAYMENT INFORMATION I ENCOURAGE ALLIES TO SHARE AND DONATE ⚑️⚑️

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/BlackTransConn1/st

transphobia, murder 

RT @emilymcminn_ms@twitter.com

Today it’s I will be remembering the 350 people we lost this year, and know about; and the countless others we have lost to murder and their own hand this year.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/emilymcminn_ms/sta

I have a series of deadlines which are all more or less equally far away and no immediate deadlines... my brain does not know how to prioritise in this scenario

re: disability, bullshit 

tbf it would probably help if you said you wanted it just 'cuz you fancy and not 'cuz it's supposed to help you cope with a disability

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disability, bullshit 

if anyone wants to know the answer to "how much effort and time would it be to buy equipment you need with grant money you already have at heriot-watt university" the answer is "since march and no end in sight"

Is OrcID a hint at the fact that we're all just grunts in Sauron's army?

Wishing some dude in the 50s had written a scifi novel about a personalised-programming TV network and a manufacterer of devices to find attractive college students who bring down democracy so our software engineers would've been better informed about the risks they were taking.

I’m in this tweet and I don’t like it *grumpy face*

RT @melissamcewen@twitter.com

ADHD life like only two modes:
- can’t start working
- can’t stop working

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/melissamcewen/stat

so my university took down it's trans equality policy... that can't be good, right?

PL folks should prolly agree on a standardised set of properties, and require publications to include a table listing yes/no/unknown for each property.

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