One ~XY Man’s~ Life In a ~X▲O◼ Woman’s~ MMORPG World
I always play as a woman.
In Final Fantasy 14 (FFXIV) I’m her, and her name is #GamerGirl
In real life, I identify as a chromosomal XY male, my gender identity is masculine, and my pronouns are he/his/him.
In my virtual MMORPG life, I identify as a X▲O◼ Woman, my gender identity is feminine, and my pronouns are she/hers/her.
My reasons for #GenderSwapping differ significantly between online MMORPG & single-player games. Across several pieces, I discuss the benefits of playing as a woman in Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games…
It works for parking garages at the mall; it can work for our post-vaccination workforce too
When I parked at Fashion Valley Mall in the pre-March 15th 2020 World, the parking garage would indicate if there were open parking spots or if it was full.
It would even indicate which level of the garage had parking. Creating a similar tool for personnel occupancy would reveal whether the building with an on-campus employee’s private/nonshared office was at 25% occupancy or not & therefore safe to enter.
“Long COVID is… likely one of the mass disabling events in modern history.” — Hannah Davis (NYT)
40% of Long haulers who receive the first dose of either Pfizer or Moderna show significant improvement in their ongoing COVID symptoms
In a recent piece, UC San Diego’s Dr. Lucy Horton is quoted as saying that the relief the COVID19 vaccines have provided to many Long COVID patients would “be one of the first instances of a therapeutic vaccine, where a shot not only prevents an infection, but also helps to treat it.”
She’s 100% correct given the evidence from 2020 (Fink…
BiCupid is the best dating site for heterosexuals with a bisexual preference. (A Public Literature Review)
Tate & Patterson, 2019: “The social and economic barriers to same-sex parenthood could possibly explain why
And weighed the utilitarian health resources that may be gained within the bond:
- Social support is important for health outcomes
- This person provides socioemotional support
- But this person is also a 'net cost' sometimes
- Thus, is maintaining bond with person for socioemotional health resources worth the effort?
- Would I be better off without the effort?
Or is this person a rope I'm holding as I'm falling, & though this rope is burning my hands at least I'll land on my feet once [current life event] is over thanks to this person?
Is there another person…
…n times the INFJ slamming the door has more than enough reason to do so. Remember that this type is very conscientious: so before cutting off contact, they’ve likely already weighed the pros and cons and have probably tolerated numerous transgressions prior to ending the relationship or friendship.
Consortium piece of the 19 Reasons Why series & associated COVID articles
My 2nd Dose ≠ Post-COVID Life (Yet)
Reason 8: Women & Children First, Not Men & Children First
bell hooks' definition is spot on, & I think Liz Plank's discussion of the asymmetric social evolution since WW2 poignantly captures many of our current social challenges.
In short, until the social evolution of males and normative sea change towards mindful masculinity that I & Elizabeth Plank & Soraya Chemaly dream of takes place, we must consider the epidemiological, sociocultural, & familial consequences of our current atavistic gender norms – particularly in the context of heterosexual courtship & pair bonds.
This is why I argue LG couples & interorientation couples (e.g., heterosexual-bisexual) can be instructive egalitarian models for hopeful MonoOrientation heterosexual dyads.
Moreover, asexual inclusive couples & Ace-Ace dyads can demonstrate intimacy and commitment in a way that isn't reducible to intercourse or some other phallocentric outcome (assuredly an outcome destined to reinforce the well-documented orgasm gap in Xy-XX couples).
#iNTJPride #Psychology #MatePreferences #Feminist #GamerGirl
…men have today. They crossed all of those needed bridges and now we are here today. In the words of Bell Hooks, “Simply put, feminism is a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation and oppression.” Her words …
You can definitely exercise after your vaccination
As they say, 2 shots calls for 2 handed dunks =^.^=
Quite possibly the best description I've read
Our response to COVID19...
was flight in 2020
is fight in 2021
will be tend-and-befriend in 2022
...unless AntiMaskers cause us to lose the fight, or needlessly extend its duration. If we remain vigilant through Spring & Summer, we'll win without having to go into overtime.
…accination,” explains Cooper. Increasing contagiousness means a higher threshold for herd immunity. “We are literally in a public health race between trying to reach herd immunity and the virus evolving to evade public health control,” he says.
I’m incredibly proud to be a UC San Diego Triton. When the world was confronted with the viral calamities of COVID & racism over the past year, the UCSD community rose & revealed the greatness of our character. Before we had COVID19 tests in vending machines, and one of the lowest infection rates for one of the most populated campuses in the country, we had a 21-Day Anti Racism Challenge in the wake of the national conversation on race in summer 2020.
In that same spirit of inclusion, the psychological sciences participant prescreen survey (SONA System) has been updated to…
I'm passionate about making a tangible difference in the lives of others, & that's something I have the opportunity to do a professor & researcher.