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Pride

Posted by SwagtronYOLO , Jun 13 2018 · 237 views

Hey everyone! Been a while.

Life's been keeping me busy with work, walks, family visiting, the occasional (very occasional) trip to Seattle and procrastination on things that are important that I should be doing right now. I got about... five(?) hours of sleep last night and I'm at the end of my day so boy howdy that is a thing. XP (meanwhile someone out there reading this is on no sleep for the past three days and is screaming at their computer screen right now).

There's a lot I could put in a life update entry, and I might just get around to that at a later time. Right now, I want to talk a bit about pride month.

So yesterday I watched a candlelight vigil for the victims of a certain incident (which idk if I can talk specifically about here). But yeah... hearing multiple names and ages of victims being called out and realizing you fall into the same minority and age group is... sure a strange feeling. I've had people tell me that these are just isolated incidents and that it's not going to happen to me, to stop stressing out, but... hehehe it's not like anyone can predict the future and honestly the world is a wild place. News about violence against LGBT people is always a hard truth to face. Well, for me it is anyway.

BUT ANYWAY ONTO LESS DEPRESSING SHENANIGANS!

So, a while ago I started identifying as genderqueer. That was because I had no better term to describe my gender identity, really. I've talked a bit about it on here before. Well, recently I learned about demigenders. I looked up the definition of demigirl and I kinda realized that was closest to describing how I personally identify. After I read the definition, really read it, I kinda stopped for a second and... you know how you follow a really good mystery story? Like right towards the end when everything starts to come together and make sense and you see the solution at the end of it, you get like these goosebumps and a strange sense of excitement and trepidation? That's how I felt when I realized this was describing me. Genderqueer had always been a bit of a vague shrug for me. It's nice having a more precise label imo.

So, for those not aware, demigirl is a gender identity where someone identifies partially as female, but not completely. For some people they identify as primarily female and partly as something else, but not always.

Personally I don't think I feel physical dysphoria, or at least not to the point where I'd want to undergo hrt.

So, what does this mean for me? Well, it means I'm the same person I always was. Now I just have a label for myself that I feel comfortable with. And actually, for me it's a relief. Even if a lot of people aren't going to understand me with my gender identity, just knowing that there are other people out there that identify in similar ways to me... it's comforting to know I'm not the freak I told myself I was growing up. I know I'm not cis and I'm not in the majority or anything, but... I dunno, I feel more like a normal human being now than I have in years (and this after I've dyed my hair, worn cute necklaces, got my ears pierced and went through all these little things that guys just didn't do where I grew up).

I'm still good with he/him pronouns btw. I'm generally okay with feminine pronouns and things too, provided they aren't used as a means to ridicule me through misgendering (i.e. calling me a girl in a way meant as a demeaning insult. Yes, people still do this, and no it isn't funny. Hasn't been funny to me for a while now tbh).

So yeah. Demigirl, demihomosexual and very tired from a long day of work and a long many years of trying to figure all of this out.

This is who I am.

Happy Pride Month! <3
~Tekulo

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Super Fighting Pahrak
Jun 14 2018 12:17 AM

 This is who I am. 

 

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(you do you, cuz you is rad and we believe in you)

 

(but if you’re taking constructive criticism get some sleep, proper rem is essential to good health)

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Love you and love seeing you take joy in each of these chapters of your life <3

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SwagtronYOLO
Jun 15 2018 12:45 AM

 This is who I am. 

 
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(you do you, cuz you is rad and we believe in you)
 
(but if you’re taking constructive criticism get some sleep, proper rem is essential to good health)


SLEEP IS FOR THE WEAK! But thanks, that's really sweet of you!

Love you and love seeing you take joy in each of these chapters of your life <3

Love you too! <3
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tekulo, no matter how bad 2017 is, it will be better for me knowing that you went into it with the username "swagtronYOLO"

A winter holiday being celebrated in November? Obviously this can only be the work of...
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September 14th 2016 will forever be remembered as the day Tekulo became The Smoothest Person to Ever Live







How am I supposed to travel all of these islands?


Lapis Lazuli your water wings let you fly across the galaxy I think you can handle three islands








Hmm... I really have no strong opinion of either of them.
Both of them probably suck.

Gathered friends,

We are gathered here today to honour the passing of Tekulo. Killed by a shark and shot by a bow. Some would say no one deserves such a death. Others say he was asking for it.

Ashes to ashes. Dust to dust.

Ramen.

Try not to worry too much about it. Deep breaths. Scented candles. Meditation.

Imagine a whale.

A majestic, fabulous whale.

She's coming to say hello.

She's getting kinda close and invading your personal bubble.

There's not enough room for the two of you!

No, whale, noooooo!

I thought about it, but that led me on this existential space-out stream of consciousness metaphorical...thing.

It was weird.

So, lesson learned: when interacting with the personification of a concept, don't try to employ that concept on them.

The joke's always on you. You're glue in a rubber band world.











INDEED, THE INTERNET SPOILS ALL.

I DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT CLANNAD, BUT I DO KNOW THAT THIS STATEMENT IS COMPLETELY AND ANNOYINGLY TRUE.

(ALSO WHY ARE WE TYPING IN ALL CAPS?)











What is the location of a 2x2 LEGO brick that goes by the name Samantha?

"She's looking for a decomposed laptop that sports a five o'clock shadow."
----------- Sumiki's Dad on Samantha's Whereabouts

Ah, yes. "Hello, I'm calling on behalf of someone on the internet who says she didn't get her Delorean. No, I dont actually KNOW her, per se, or have proof she didn't get it, but she hates phone calls so this is a completely viable alternative." :P

Most people think puzzle games through and figure them out through intelligence and wit.

I just smash the square peg into the round hole until it breaks the hole big enough to go in.

Tekulo is the supreme overlord of lameness and illusory instigation and is far inferior to the illustrious and estimable Nuile, esquire, who is so awesome that a mere glimpse of his debonair, dashing handsomeness and general coolness blinds and in some cases melts eyeballs (note that I am not liable for any injuries acquired through staring at me) and is tall and eminent.

Tekulo in the Green → Black Six
Hello! Today it occured to me that I chat with a handful of staff members both on and off the site. this also made me realize they report directly to you. Whatever gossip they have spread about me behind my back, I assure you, is the truth (unless it isn't).

I remember wheb (edit: wheb is totally fetch and is in no way a typo)
-Tekulo

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Meanwhile my wardrobe is so vanilla that people chase me down the street asking me for ice cream.

Made my day. I would totally upvote this more than once if I could :3



I found a Voltex amiibo once. It was pretty terrible.


#rude


That's why I just don't follow Tekulo. You should try it =D


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Love stops hate.

Love will win.