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thesilvertophat:

Book 10 Page 61: Link

thesilvertophat:

Book 10 Page 61: Link

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genderpunk-dragon:

bandersnatchery:

"Vancouver School Board Introduces Gender-Neutral Pronouns"

"Students and teachers in Vancouver can now use the gender-neutral pronouns "xe," "xem," and "xyr." The move is designed to accommodate students for whom "he" and "she" does not fit or is deemed inappropriate…
"The newly coined pronouns — xe, xem, and xyr — are pronounced to rhyme with the genderless plurals "they," "them," and "their," and all starting with the "z" sound. So phonetically speaking, they’re pronounced "zey, "zem", and "zare.""

(Source: io9)
Click here to read the full article.

the article doesn’t do the issue justice.
the issue regarded policy change, where the vancouver school board’s (VSB) LGBTQ+ advisory committee re-wrote existing policy to protect staff and students falling on the queer and trans spectrums. 
the policy revision includes
-they/them/their and non-traditional pronouns being recognized by the school system
-required used of preferred names and pronouns by all staff and students
-preferred names/pronouns on all school records
-gender-accesible washrooms and change rooms available to those who require them
-disciplinary action taken against those who act in a discriminatory or hateful manner towards students, staff, and families falling on the queer and trans spectrums
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the consultation was the longest ever done by the VSB, with over 120 speakers spread across 3 meetings. 
the process also resulting in two school board trustees being ejected form their party’s caucus, due their discriminatory actions and arguments. 
these are links to stories by vancouver media about the issue
CBC
metro news
global BC
huffington post

genderpunk-dragon:

bandersnatchery:

"Vancouver School Board Introduces Gender-Neutral Pronouns"

"Students and teachers in Vancouver can now use the gender-neutral pronouns "xe," "xem," and "xyr." The move is designed to accommodate students for whom "he" and "she" does not fit or is deemed inappropriate…

"The newly coined pronouns — xe, xem, and xyr — are pronounced to rhyme with the genderless plurals "they," "them," and "their," and all starting with the "z" sound. So phonetically speaking, they’re pronounced "zey, "zem", and "zare.""

(Source: io9)

Click here to read the full article.

the article doesn’t do the issue justice.

the issue regarded policy change, where the vancouver school board’s (VSB) LGBTQ+ advisory committee re-wrote existing policy to protect staff and students falling on the queer and trans spectrums. 

the policy revision includes

-they/them/their and non-traditional pronouns being recognized by the school system

-required used of preferred names and pronouns by all staff and students

-preferred names/pronouns on all school records

-gender-accesible washrooms and change rooms available to those who require them

-disciplinary action taken against those who act in a discriminatory or hateful manner towards students, staff, and families falling on the queer and trans spectrums

—————-

the consultation was the longest ever done by the VSB, with over 120 speakers spread across 3 meetings. 

the process also resulting in two school board trustees being ejected form their party’s caucus, due their discriminatory actions and arguments. 

these are links to stories by vancouver media about the issue

CBC

metro news

global BC

huffington post

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Portrait of María Hahn (the painter’s wife),Detail; by Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta.

Portrait of María Hahn (the painter’s wife),Detail; by Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta.

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sprezzaturan:

Wee foxes on an island adventure

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theartofknightjj:

sup people?

Since I am working on my webcomic right now and I might not be able to post more then doodles for the time being, I figured I could share my inspirations with you! And give you some good stuff to read.

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1. Prague Race

A girl, her cat, a boy and a maneating troll go on a…

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royal-armin:

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thesoccerrebel:

Internet friends. Better than the ones you have in real life.

this is too accurate

I hug each and every one of you through my phone right now.

THIS IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL POST I HAVE EVER SEEN

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four-big-idiots:

I always really liked this cute blacksmith lady character.. dreamy sigh

four-big-idiots:

I always really liked this cute blacksmith lady character.. dreamy sigh

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emma-monsta:

Hiccstrid hug~

emma-monsta:

Hiccstrid hug~

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sdzsafaripark:

Water for elephants by Lisa Diaz

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fairy-wren:

Trichothraupis melanops (by jquental)
*Black Goggled Tanager

fairy-wren:

Trichothraupis melanops (by jquental)

*Black Goggled Tanager

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This is a post about you.

princetflor:

You were pleased, because you always wanted to read about yourself on Tumblr.

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artemisdreaming:

Women Dancing (Dance of the Forest Nymphs)
Warren B. Davis 
Bio from 1st Dibs “Warren B. Davis (1865–1928) is an American painter and illustrator known for his dry-point etchings and tempera paintings of idealized young women. Davis studied at the Art Students League in New York and is often compared to similar artists of his time, N.C. Wyeth and Maxfield Parrish.
His commercial work include illustrations for Vanity Fair, Life Magazine, and The Ladies World.
Now his work can be seen at The Richter Gallery in Bellows Falls, Vermont and at the Cleveland Museum of Art”

artemisdreaming:

Women Dancing (Dance of the Forest Nymphs)

Warren B. Davis

Bio from 1st Dibs “Warren B. Davis (1865–1928) is an American painter and illustrator known for his dry-point etchings and tempera paintings of idealized young women. Davis studied at the Art Students League in New York and is often compared to similar artists of his time, N.C. Wyeth and Maxfield Parrish.

His commercial work include illustrations for Vanity Fair, Life Magazine, and The Ladies World.

Now his work can be seen at The Richter Gallery in Bellows Falls, Vermont and at the Cleveland Museum of Art”

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