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

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

(via mintleaftea)

raysnarvaezjr:

[ spends way too much time on gavin’s outfit ]

also MKBAG = mad king baby anus guy ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡° )

(via gavinnfree)

How to Seduce Each Zodiac Sign

ir0nham:

howistoleyourman:

ewekneecorn:

sixssense:

garyhiggins:

This is … True !

The one for libra is exact

aries so fucking right like omfgggggg

I looked out of curiosity and I am amazed at how accurate sagittarius is.

(via luxxe-tbh)

snickidoodle:

american public school means if you record your teacher behaving inappropriately and show it to administration they would get you in trouble for having your phone out during class

(via rivaille-heichuo)

ashtondrew:

Great sky tonight.

(via merelynonsense)

tacomaster420:


I’m gonna scream

tacomaster420:

I’m gonna scream

(via merelynonsense)

mpreg-tony:

dutchster:

roachpatrol:

nentindo:

there’s a news headline generator that mixes words from real news headlines and they are fucking golden

these sound completely legit

The link is here, first of all, and secondly here are some gems I found:

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(via merelynonsense)

someoneudontknow5:

heydiddlehiddleston:

i’m crying
(credit to giannina)



I’m sorry

someoneudontknow5:

heydiddlehiddleston:

i’m crying

(credit to giannina)

I’m sorry

grizzlyhills:

flightcub:

interretialia:

life-of-a-latin-student:

ratwithoutwings:

i’m so upset

I just realized that the reason ghosts say Boo! is because it’s a latin verb

they’re literally saying ‘I alarm/I am alarming/I do alarm!!

I can’t

present active boōpresent infinitive boāreperfect active boāvīsupine boātum

Recte!

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if it comes from the latin word, they’re actually saying “I’M YELLING!” which is even cuter

do they speak latin because it’s a dead language

(Source: pidgeling, via peacockzzz)

rockafellerrrr:

the King Gavin lets play was great! I can’t wait for more c:

rockafellerrrr:

the King Gavin lets play was great! I can’t wait for more c:

(via gavinnfree)

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