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helpful lil protip

Posted by Peter Quill , in life, movies and tv, awesome things, mocing, music, bzpower, internet and tech, toys and games May 09 2014 · 207 views
specifically, B R O N I E S
if you are part of a fandom that receives heavy criticism for bad things such as misogyny, harassment, etc
 
instead of complaining that "not everyone in the fandom is like that!" whenever someone criticizes it
 
turn against the people who are making your fandom like that. weed them out and make it a safe space for everyone.
 
even just a small handful of people putting garbage like that in a fandom is too much and shouldnt be defended at all.
 
especially if your fandom is one originally designated for young girls.


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guess who got her new shirt in the mail today

Posted by Peter Quill , in awesome things, life Mar 06 2014 · 244 views

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(beatboxes) (whispers) everything is awesome
 
also i had a psych appt and im on antianxiety meds. good stuff op


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can you think of anything that talks, other than a person

Posted by Peter Quill , in life, awesome things Jan 27 2014 · 221 views

guess who scored an appointment w/ a psychiatrist for march, hopefully ill get anxiety meds and more importantly start hrt #holla


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i got a new camera

Posted by Peter Quill , in life Dec 05 2013 · 142 views

i also got a bunch of assorted and irrelevant parts from brickllink
 
but more importantly i got a new camera
 
time to moc again
 
also i ahve my first real counseling appt in a week so thats dope


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two super important things

Posted by Peter Quill , in toys and games, life Nov 15 2013 · 243 views
pokemon
  • i got an assessment yesterday to start counseling. i have an appt with a counselor next month on the 12th for gender and anxiety things and after i go to two of those i can see a doctor and get medication so hopefully i will be able to get something for this anxiety and be able to be a functioning member of society and MUCH more importantly start transitioning by next year
  • i got a shiny pumpkaboo finally!! his name is ichabod and he is a precious baby. look at him
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two things to note

Posted by Peter Quill , in toys and games, internet and tech, mocing, life Nov 02 2013 · 204 views

the only three things i want to repost since the forums went offline
  • i went and got pokemon y on midnight release. i beat it within a week. elite four team was delphox, crobat, and pangoro. lot of emotions. really REALLY good game. currently hunting for shiny pumpkaboo
  • i came out as trans on facebook right before i got pokemon and got nothing but positive feedback and support
  • i made a moc blog on tumblr and i havent really updated it in a while but i plan to. right now im making umbra because i kinda gave up on akamai
thats all i have to say. bye


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From: Love and Peace

Posted by Peter Quill , in life, awesome things, bzpower Aug 21 2013 · 155 views
love love love

So there has been a post going around Tumblr for awhile and I think it has some things that need to be said here.
 
It is illegal to be gay in 76 countries.
 
It is illegal to be gay in 76 countries.
 
It is illegal to be myself in 76 countries.
 
 
First off the number 76.This comes from a UN report from 2011. If we use a bit of Google we find that the number is currently a bit higher. But the point stays the same, it is illegal for me to be myself in 76+ countries.
 
Many of the countries have harsh imprisonment laws among other forms of punishment such as whippings. Or worse, some countries have the death penalty.
 
I can be imprisoned for being myself.
 
I can be killed for being myself.
 
Even in the United States it is not safe for me to be myself, there are states such as Louisiana that have had sting operations meant to target gay adults. Not to mention there are still a lot of hate crimes. Even in New York which is a very progressive area, there were a bunch of hate crimes that cropped up earlier this year.
 
I will stand against homophobia and transphobia. I will stand up for equal rights. Calling someone out for being hateful and harmful is not insulting them or hurting them. A lot of their hateful words have done more harm than calling them a bigot has ever (or will ever) done to them. However by calling people out on these issues hopefully it can inspire change.
 
Just because someone believes something that is hurtful does not mean they will always believe it. People do have the power to change.
 
BZPower is going to be a safe place. In fact in order to survive I believe BZPower needs to become a safe place. So many websites and communities are not safe places on the internet. There is a lot of bulling. Bullying has led to so many people committing suicide. I don't want BZPower to be like those places, I want BZPower to be a place where everyone is accepted for who they are.
 
I care for the people on BZPower, many of them have helped me through so many hard times in my life. Even now I've got great friends who have helped me through things (such as Hurricane Sandy). There are so many times that I've wanted to simply give up, even recently I've been going through some huge depression regarding my situation. However, I've met so many wonderful people here and they have all impacted me in some way and it has kept me going. There have been multiple times in my life where I have been in such dark places, and I've had great friends who have pulled me out of those places.
 
Let's make BZPower a safe place for everyone. A place where everlasting friendships can continue to be forged. A place of love and peace.


Source: Love and Peace


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novel idea

Posted by Peter Quill , in life, internet and tech Aug 18 2013 · 189 views
cyber/irl bullying and 3 more...
how about instead of constantly telling victims from a young age and all through their adulthood to sit and silently ignore and tolerate their bullies and abusers and oppressors, we teach those bullies and abusers and oppressors from an early age to not do those things and we teach people to stand up against that kind of vile trash.
 
how about we just stop victim blaming. stop telling victims its their fault for being abused instead of holding the abusers accountable for their actions.


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From: ! Please Stop and Read This !

Posted by Peter Quill , in life, awesome things, bzpower, internet and tech Aug 18 2013 · 90 views
LOVE LOVE LOVE

This is just an open letter to, well, everybody, in direct response to the goings-on in the blogs currently.  Please take a moment to read it.
 
1. I understand this is probably all overwhelming for some of you and I don't blame you for that but please don't say that we need a "change of subject."  Because even if you don't want to talk about these issues, they are important and need to be tackled head-on if we want to work to make our community truly safe and family-friendly.  We're finally making some real headway towards safety and equality on this site and that should not be stalled just because you don't want to read about it.
 
2. It's not the right of the privileged to tell the oppressed how to act or be.  That's relevant both in terms of the actual oppression and in how you treat response to it.
 
3. Please don't confused "everyone should be treated equally" with "everyone's views are equal."  We are all equal as human beings, and part of that means we all should be held equally responsible and accountable for our beliefs, words, and actions.  Some beliefs are toxic.  Some words and actions are harmful.  These things should not be "respected" or be exempt from criticism, because they hurt people and that is wrongDegrading a human being is wrong no matter what you believe.  Criticizing and calling out toxic and harmful beliefs, actions, and words, is NOT wrong - and in fact is necessary if we are ever to move forward as a safe, peaceful, and respectful society. 
 
All right, that's all.  Thank you for reading; carry on now and please remember these three points in your continuing discourse. 
 
Glitter and kisses,
Princess Grr
 
ps: destroy the patriarchy!


Source: ! Please Stop and Read This !


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hey.

Posted by Peter Quill , in internet and tech, bzpower, life Aug 16 2013 · 240 views

im legitimately sorry if ive come off as hostile or anything in these debates or anything. this is just something that is really important to me and affects not only me but a good majority of my closest friends, and combined with how stressed out ive been lately in general and how much ive been seeing homophobic and transphobic garbage on here recently, its been a melting pot of pure anxiety and anger and even at my most clearheaded i still get worked up easily when people dont understand where im coming from.

granted, im not apologizing for my core viewpoints; i dont believe bigotry should be tolerated at all and im well within my rights to be instantly apprehensive of anyone who even tries to pull the "all views should be respected" card let alone who actually holds the actual views themselves because of the potential threat they may pose to my health and well-being, and im also well within my right to be angry about people telling me the very fiber of my being is somehow morally wrong based on a set of archaic beliefs and at people who dont help stand up for me against these people who try to keep me down like this.

i just want you to know that if i do start getting particularly rude and snarky and vicious with you during a long and important argument, i dont necessarily mean to. i just kinda naturally slip into that when it feels like someone isnt understanding me or is even flat out disregarding me, and combined with the anger i feel when someone tells me or my friends that we are somehow morally bankrupt for being gay or trans* or anything, its made me come off as rather nasty when trying to tell people that were not and it doesnt seem to be getting throughto them. im honestly trying my hardest to keep a clear head and check this stuff with my friends before responding, but sometimes my frustration gets the better of me and makes me come off as hostile and i hope you can forgive me for that.

love, ran-sama xoxo






what kind of man builds a machine to kill a girl?

name: clover

nickname: ran

gender: female

location: the cyber web grid

birthday: 24 april 1991

interests: headcanoning all your fave characters as transgender and being better than you in every conceivable way

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