Funny little ramblings, a lot of bruce, and a bit of fun.
"Earlier this week, Denmark moved beyond this inhumane legal logic when its new gender recognition law came into effect. Under the new policy, trans people in the country are now only required to fill out some paperwork in order to receive a new social security number and accompanying personal documentation for their gender. Medical intervention, including surgery, psychological diagnosis, and official statements, are no longer necessary prerequisites—in Denmark, gender identification is now based solely on self-determination…"
"the minimum age requirement is 18, and there is a six-month waiting period after which time applicants must confirm their request for new documents. "
- I personally see the age requirement and six month waiting period to be detrimental to the transgender community. This new law completely ignores youth and now forces adults to wait even longer to gain new legal documents. Leaving out the need for medical intervention is helpful, but creating other barriers still makes it difficult for folks. http://www.slate.com/blogs/outward/2014/09/02/denmark_s_new_trans_law_ends_sterilization_but_still_draws_criticism.html (via ryansallans)
I once had a drunk guy tell me I was too sexy to be shooting up at a party. He knocked the needle out of my hands and stepped on the pen, shattering the casing, telling me I should thank him by giving him my number and a kiss. It was my diabetes medicine.
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I am not appeased by your solemn assemblies.
If you offer Me burnt offerings — or your meal offerings —
I will not accept them;
I will pay no heed
To your gifts of fatlings.
Spare Me the sound of your hymns,
And let Me not hear the music of your lutes.
But let justice well up like water,
Righteousness like an unfailing stream. Amos 5:21-24 (via annuenobisdomine)