The Posh Club has everything: Elvis impersonators, 50 rockabilly, men in braces and cravats, vintage crockery, caberet, and crutches.: “We’re the only club event in the world where someone was rushed to the hospital because they forgot to take their drugs.”
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It’s important to acknowledge that, most of the time, the underlying problem human rights organisations are trying to solve isn’t technical. It’s often a bureaucratic, institutional, process or workflow problem, and technology won’t solve it (and might exacerbate it). Human rights work attempts to prevent the abusive deployment of power against those who have little …
ALL THE DEAD BOYS LOOK LIKE ME
A poem by Latinx poet Loma, which they wrote in the aftermath of Orlando, expressing grief, outrage, frustration and love in the queer poc community. The piece connects the personal and the political, and puts the Orlando attack in context of the other forms of violence (recent and historic) that target the community.ALL THE DEAD …
Science Shows People Who Still Read Fiction A More Empathetic
Interesting article on the benefits of reading fiction, including activating areas of the brain responsible for visualizing movement or emotional transportation. One caveat: I’m not sure if I entirely agree with their separation between literary fiction and popular fiction, because those labels are manifestations of the canon and arbitrary to a certain degree. More complex …
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Fat Activism on the Beach
Awesome article by Miriam Perez on fatkinis and fat activism, especially by women of color.Fat Activism on the Beach
What to do on a gray fall day? Jump Into the Fog!
Jokes aside, I think the new Wombats song you can get for your mail address here is merely mediocre.