Some thoughts on why Parler is a dumb platform:
Huh, I didn’t realize the Melbourne JVM meetup posted a video of me back six years ago. I was doing talks on sensor networks and Scala:
i normally don't really talk about this kinda stuff, but w/e
i think it’s counterproductive to trash men “for the benefit of women”. bc guess what — it doesn’t benefit us. at all.
there’s the obvious case of trans men who were socialized as women for their first X years of life, but it affects women as well, cis and trans alike. i’ve seen posts all over the internet, not even just in this case, that trash men as a whole and imply that women shouldn’t be with them. but what about women like me, who honestly and truly like men? am i not allowed to be friends with them anymore, or god forbid, fall in love? and i can tell you right now that i’m literally incapable of falling in love with another woman, so that’s not an option.
it really doesn’t benefit us. it shames women who like men and makes them feel guilty. and for someone like me with an anxiety disorder… yeah, i have panic attacks about this almost every night, and i’m not kidding when i say that. my point is that no woman should feel ashamed about this sort of thing.
and women aside… why would you even want to hurt the male gender as a whole? idk how to say this, but men are people too, wow what a concept. apparently easy to forget for many people. and what about men with mental health issues? i know for a fact that there are men who are suicidal over this kinda stuff. not a good look, if you ask me.
also, i’m not a trans woman but i figure if you already feel bad about being born in a masculine body, stuff like this won’t make you feel better either.
anyway that’s it for now, sorry for the sudden rant, shitposting and bad memes will resume shortly
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