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by sambot5
Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:39 am UTC
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Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
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Brace wrote:Officially switched to injectable estrogen today. It is painful but will be cheaper, more convenient, and allegedly more effective in the long run (the main reason I'm switching).


I've always wondered about pill/oral hormones versus injections. Is one form more preferred over the other?
by sambot5
Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
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I feel so crude for debugging with print statements...
by sambot5
Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:10 am UTC
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Azrael001 wrote:Just remember Brace, sucking at something is the first step to becoming sorta good at something.


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by sambot5
Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:04 am UTC
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Pfhorrest, watch this. It's part of a Stanford Lecture, the professor explains quite well what you apparently know nothing about. I found that lecture fascinating! In regards to the mentioned brain region that is indicative of a person's gender identity, is it possible to test for it before death? ...
by sambot5
Sun Oct 28, 2012 2:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
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I found a wonderful video by Lana Wachowski (co-director of the matrix trilogy) about growing up trans:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crHHycz7T_c

Thoughts/reactions?

(also, I <3 her hair!)
by sambot5
Sun Oct 21, 2012 4:47 am UTC
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Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
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(sorry for the lapse in me posting to this thread) School has been going well, and I finally got up the courage to attend a meeting of the queer student group here. I don't know why I was so scared to go, but in any case, all of my fears were unfounded. One thing, however, annoyed me. The topic of t...
by sambot5
Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
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*hugs*

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by sambot5
Sun Sep 09, 2012 2:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
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I love your costume, Brace! :D Also, flickering_candle said exactly what I wanted to say, but in a more coherent and concise way. In other news, I went to my first American football game today (and got badly sunburned) and also went to the first meeting of the DnD group I joined. Both were surprisin...
by sambot5
Tue Sep 04, 2012 1:36 am UTC
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Spoiled for depression triggers: I don’t understand the point of living. As I’ve grown older, I’ve become more aware of how fragile the human condition is. We’re hurtling through the universe on a planet that is *just* able to support life and we’re constantly fighting either plagues or each other. ...
by sambot5
Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:49 am UTC
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Oooo you both look so cute in your dresses! :D
by sambot5
Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:54 pm UTC
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Thank you all for the comic suggestions. I'll definitely check them out!
by sambot5
Fri Aug 17, 2012 11:42 pm UTC
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I'm totally getting a crush on Kim Petras * (which is unusual - I almost never get celebrity crushes). I'm usually the same way (i.e. not usually getting celebrity crushes). However, while I don't want to sound like I'm objectifying women, I find Anne Hathaway to be super attractive with her 'pixie...
by sambot5
Sun Aug 12, 2012 3:02 pm UTC
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*gives bassoon a massive hug* I'm sorry that you had to deal with that crap. In semi-related news, I discovered the latest issue of Batman (thanks reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/gaymers/comments/xytig/the_crime_too_many_gays_have_faced_bullying_by/ ). I normally don't read too many comics besides a...
by sambot5
Sat Aug 04, 2012 11:36 pm UTC
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Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
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Unfortunately, I have something not so bright to share with you people now. :( I'll spoiler it just in case. One of my relatives is a fashion designer; somewhat famous, too. Yesterday, while we chatted randomly, she bought up how she's "sick of all those gays" in the fashion industry,...
by sambot5
Thu Aug 02, 2012 9:26 pm UTC
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Brace wrote:I got an A.

YAY BRACE!!!! You go, girl!

Brace wrote:I'm at 3.53 right now :3 Which actually means that, since the final class I need for my degrees is 3 credits and this class was 4, a B in it (if it were somehow randomly to occur) wouldn't prevent me from graduating with honors.

I'm so happy for you! :D
by sambot5
Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:28 am UTC
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by sambot5
Sat Jul 21, 2012 2:52 am UTC
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Shooting nearby that was deadlier than Columbine last night :< I heard about that. I hope you and anyone you know who lives nearby is alright. When something like this happens, I don't know what to say. I can understand being manic. I can understand anger. I can certainly understand depression. I c...
by sambot5
Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:54 pm UTC
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by sambot5
Sun Jul 15, 2012 8:38 pm UTC
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i completed tough mudder yesterday! it was awesome, i mean, it was ridiculous, and painful, and grueling, and i thought i'd wash out, but i finished! it was tough though. like maybe tougher to deal with then the miles of ridiculously steep uphill running (here, run UP A MOUNTAIN for two miles! then...
by sambot5
Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:14 pm UTC
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I am back home from surgery! ^_^ I had my uterus, tubes, and ovaries removed on Thursday morning, and I am very happy. I'm also in a lot of pain and discomfort, but it's manageable. I went to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and I can't say enough good things about them. Everyone I met was hos...
by sambot5
Wed Jul 11, 2012 2:15 am UTC
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Thank you all for your input. I'm thinking for right now I'll stay with CS as my major. In regards to pursuing cognitive science, I'm wondering about the best way to do it. UVA has CogSci and Neuroscience majors, but they don't offer a minors in those subjects because they're too interdisciplinary. ...
by sambot5
Tue Jul 10, 2012 1:15 am UTC
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Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
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I'm getting worried about starting college in the fall. All throughout high school I was sure that I wanted to study computer science, but after 4+ years of programming and working at a lab this summer and last summer, I've become very bored with the subject. When working on larger cs projects, it a...
by sambot5
Mon Jul 09, 2012 2:50 am UTC
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Brace wrote:This most recent math quiz was a lot more comfortable for me. I solved all of the problems and using the correct processes and things are a bit more intuitive now.


Yay! That is great news! :D
by sambot5
Sat Jul 07, 2012 2:49 am UTC
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I was outside, getting food with my mom, and suddenly felt as if all people were foreign to me. I don't mean that I felt as if I didn't know anyone; I felt as if nobody that I saw outside (save for my mom) belonged where they were. I felt as if they were strange. I wasn't threatened by them, I just...
by sambot5
Sat Jul 07, 2012 12:32 am UTC
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I just got over a severe bought of depression and am feeling much better now.

I wanted to share a very inspiring talk I found by Mitch Altman et al. regarding depression in the hacker community: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnfOOoTOrDE
by sambot5
Thu Jul 05, 2012 2:58 am UTC
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My big problem is that I can figure out what, but not when or why, so just grinding through problems has limited utility because I end up looking up the formulas and rules necessary to solve them, then forgetting which ones were applied to which kind of problem. I would look at how you read questio...
by sambot5
Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:57 am UTC
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Yesterday I was reading the blog of the trans-woman skeptic Natalie Reed , just going through old blogs since one of my friends suggested her, and I discovered very suddenly that she doesn't believe in trigger warnings. It was the first time I had been triggered by only text, and it wasn't even a b...
by sambot5
Sat Jun 23, 2012 9:46 pm UTC
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ArchaicHipster wrote: teenager is confused about emotions


Welcome to the club. The best descriptor I've found for myself is saying that I 'like people'.
by sambot5
Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:30 am UTC
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I feel like I am dying of lack of stress. I have a lot of things to do and instead I just sort of want to lay back and relax. I think a bear or an axe murderer could wander into the room right now and it wouldn't compel me to action. Does anyone have experience with this? I think I genuinely need s...
by sambot5
Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:12 pm UTC
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I came out to my mom today. Good for you! It went okay, I suppose. I don't know if she's accepting or supportive or even completely against it. I do know for sure she doesn't understand any of my feelings one bit, despite my repeated efforts to describe them. She doesn't understand transgender thin...
by sambot5
Tue Jun 12, 2012 2:02 am UTC
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This somewhat unrelated to the current discussion, but I wanted to share one of my favorite speeches: http://web.archive.org/web/20080213082423/http://www.marginalia.org/dfw_kenyon_commencement.html It's by David Foster Wallace and he's delivering it as the commencement address to the Kenyon College...
by sambot5
Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:33 pm UTC
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by sambot5
Tue Jun 05, 2012 2:40 am UTC
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I've been wondering, is there a scale, similar to the Kinsey scale for sexuality, that quantifies gender identity?
by sambot5
Thu May 31, 2012 11:12 am UTC
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Monika wrote:UVA is, of course, the Universiteit van Amsterdam :P


Lol, it's the University of Virginia. Also, thank you all for your responses. I was finally able to get a full night's sleep and now I feel so invigorated and happy. :D *hugs everyone*
by sambot5
Tue May 29, 2012 10:32 pm UTC
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by sambot5
Fri May 18, 2012 9:10 pm UTC
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by sambot5
Sat May 05, 2012 12:20 am UTC
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by sambot5
Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:26 pm UTC
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I'm giving a talk, so that would be really awkward. That's the thing. I understand the symbolic reason for staying silent, but wouldn't it be more effective to be vocal? Not yelling, argumentative, in-your-face vocal, but being proactive and talking to people about LGBTIQQA issues. I agree with the...
by sambot5
Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:33 am UTC
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by sambot5
Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:36 am UTC
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I saw a TV documentary that in Germany blue has been the boy color since the the Middle Age, it was a spiritual / protecting color (protecting the important boy children against evil mythical creatures or spirits). Pink for girls came much later (they didn't say exactly when). So I was pretty surpr...

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