on queer mental health 

"Functional alternations in PCC have also been reported in posttraumatic stress disorders (Nutt and Malizia, 2004). The persistent cingulate activation observed following stress in women might reflect a greater degree of emotional ‘rewinding’ (melancholy thinking) or reflection of own emotional traits in the females compared to males after completion of stress tasks, which is consistent with the tendency for ruminative thinking in women (Papadakis et al., 2006)."

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on queer mental health 

"In the present study, the lasting stress response in females was mainly characterized by persistent activation of the ACC and PCC. The ACC is a primary region involved in attentional processing of emotion, self-assessment of the mental state, empathy and social exclusion as suggested by recent studies (Davis et al., 1997; Davidson and Irwin, 1999; Frith and Frith, 1999; Eisenberg)."

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on queer mental health 

"Other studies, however, reported either no gender difference in stress reactivity or greater cortisol elevation in females than males, when a social rejection task was adopted as the stressor instead of achievement tasks (Stroud et al., 2002; Dickerson and Kemeny, 2004)."

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im looking for queer community/housing in PDX area to move into as soon as is feasible

i dont want to go into detail about my current housing, to summarize it: landlady has gotten a lot more abusive in the last few weeks

boost so i can have more eyes on this post thank you

on queer mental health 

"Victims of abuse who have become abusive themselves are usually completely unaware that they’ve switched roles, so deeply do they see themselves as victimized, disempowered, small, abandoned and unloved. They essentially still see themselves as child-victims, and this can result in them neglecting or lashing out..."

melmagazine.com/en-us/story/wh

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People have been sharing my funeral post, and I want to thank everyone for doing that. But I’m bumping because I still need $250 for travel costs. Please pitch in if you can, and if you can’t, I would appreciate it if you would spread the word. ❤️

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rare crosspost from hellsite, heads-up NYC folk!

missing PNW trans woman last seen in NYC Jan 13th:

"If anyone has any information on Jade’s whereabouts please speak up! Apparently she used her debit card in NYC on Jan. 13 but no one knows anything about them since then. I hope she is found safe and soon. t.co/vELMbqR88q"

Updated link & images ~~ we are going to sue the Japanese government to recognize my gender transition and our marriage! Please donate if you can and share as widely as possible and help both us and the community here! THANK YOU!!!!

gofundme.com/f/3p65eg

2/2, boosts appreciated 

i have a few friends that would let me crash on their couches from time to time, and i have my car, so i won't be out freezing in the street. but like i said, i'm very rapidly running out of money, and i need to eat.

if you have something to spare, my venmo is @ jjx12 , and i would appreciate it more than i could ever put into words. ❤️

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We are going to sue the Japanese government to recognize my gender transition and our marriage! Crowdfunding is LIVE! Please donate if you can and share as widely as possible and help both us and the community here! Thank You!

gofundme.com/f/3p65eg

I’m going to be $200 short for rent in February

Please help

PayPal: lughhudson@protonmail.com

i know this is really casting about in the dark, but if anyone out there has some advice for/ can recommend a job listing for a recent political science graduate in nyc i'd love to hear about it/chat.

We are looking for candidates who meet the following requirements:

Transgender, nonbinary, or gender diverse
Experience in social services or serving on a nonprofit board
Familiarity with Binghamton or Broome County, New York

Degree in the humanities preferred but not required.

Please message Sapphire at @genderlessmenace666
Or alternatively, email us at transbinghamton at gmail.

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anyone looking for someone to work on EE/FPGA/RF/device driver projects part-time? hit me up, I've got skills and time

I just got confirmation from my home state that I am indeed registered to vote. There's a new law that says that Americans living overseas need to re-up their registration every calendar year. If you want to vote in the primaries, do this ASAP, as it took a few weeks for my confirmation to arrive.

See votefromabroad.org/ for more information.

personal, torture 

Once I was held by USSS for three days and they kept putting CS gas into the ventilation of my cell.

Y'all wonder why i don't back down from "stop whiteness, violently if we gotta?"

This is why. It's violent as shit and it just... does it, with impunity, here, downtown, with all of us oblivious and stressed about our day-to-day.

Shut. It. All. Down.

URGENT: Mentally Ill Prisoners in Raleigh Prison Being Tortured.

Call to Action

16 folks incarcerated at Central Prison in Raleigh, NC are going on a hunger strike starting Monday January 20, 2020 as an act of comradery to the 200 prisoners being tortured in Unit One (a mental health unit). They need your help to make the calls on Monday, January 20th. And if you have the time thereafter, call any other day you can until their demands are met and those sixteen hunger strikers can eat again.

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