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Children, Food, and Life: What is the loveliest thing a child has ever said to you? Richard Muller, Prof Physics, UC Berkeley, author "Now, The Physics of Time" Updated Aug 2, 2017 Originally Answered: What is the loveliest thing your child has ever said? "Would you like one, Grandpa?" OK- it was not my child but my 3-year-old granddaughter, but I still think it counts. I had read about the marshmallow test. You give a child a marshmallow, and then say that if she (Layla, in this case) could keep from eating it for 10 minutes, you'll give her a second. So I tried that test with my granddaughter (not with marshmallows, but with chocolate, which she likes much more) According to extensive experiments, children who "pass" the "marshmallow test" are far more successful in later life. They have learned a fundamental truth in life, that delayed gratification can lead to a far better long-term outcome. She sat and watched the chocolate. The 10-minute hourglass finally emptied, and she had succeeded. She asked for her second piece of chocolate. I gave it to her, and she now had two in her hand. That's when she looked up at me and asked, "Would you like one, Grandpa?" Needless to say, from that moment on I would readily give my life for her. 1.3m views View Upvoters View Sharers hippo-pot: awesomacious: The sweetest granddaughter btw the marshmallow test has been linked to class - kids from wealthier families are essentially more likely to trust that they will actually get the marshmallow if they wait whereas poorer kids are generally more used to like, if you have food, eat it. and being wealthier correlates to being more successful later in life because our system is broken. so THAT鈥檚 probably why the marshmallow test is a predictor - because it tells you who is wealthy, not who is innately primed to be successful Classic correlation does not equal causation锟
Children, Food, and Life: What is the loveliest thing a child has
 ever said to you?
 Richard Muller, Prof Physics, UC Berkeley,
 author "Now, The Physics of Time"
 Updated Aug 2, 2017
 Originally Answered: What is the loveliest thing your child has ever
 said?
 "Would you like one, Grandpa?"
 OK- it was not my child but my 3-year-old
 granddaughter, but I still think it counts.
 I had read about the marshmallow test. You give a child
 a marshmallow, and then say that if she (Layla, in this
 case) could keep from eating it for 10 minutes, you'll
 give her a second. So I tried that test with my
 granddaughter (not with marshmallows, but with
 chocolate, which she likes much more)
 According to extensive experiments, children who
 "pass" the "marshmallow test" are far more successful
 in later life. They have learned a fundamental truth in
 life, that delayed gratification can lead to a far better
 long-term outcome.
 She sat and watched the chocolate. The 10-minute
 hourglass finally emptied, and she had succeeded. She
 asked for her second piece of chocolate. I gave it to her,
 and she now had two in her hand. That's when she
 looked up at me and asked, "Would you like one,
 Grandpa?"
 Needless to say, from that moment on I would readily
 give my life for her.
 1.3m views View Upvoters View Sharers
hippo-pot:

awesomacious:
The sweetest granddaughter
btw the marshmallow test has been linked to class - kids from wealthier families are essentially more likely to trust that they will actually get the marshmallow if they wait whereas poorer kids are generally more used to like, if you have food, eat it. and being wealthier correlates to being more successful later in life because our system is broken. so THAT鈥檚 probably why the marshmallow test is a predictor - because it tells you who is wealthy, not who is innately primed to be successful

Classic correlation does not equal causation锟

hippo-pot: awesomacious: The sweetest granddaughter btw the marshmallow test has been linked to class - kids from wealthier families are es...

Animals, Asian, and Books: School LibraryJournal @sljournal SLJ An Updated Look at Diversity in Children's Books ow.ly/nerj50uIXed DIVERSITY IN 8 CHILDREN'S BOOKS Percentage of books depicting characters from diverse backgrounds based on the 2018 publishing statistics compiled by the Cooperative Children's Book Center, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison: ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/pcstats.asp 50% 7% 1% 5% 10% 27% +a 558 0OKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOK American Asian Pacific Islander/Asian Pacific American Latinx African/ White Animals/Other Indians/ African The CCBC Inventory includes 3,134 books published in 2018. This grophic would not hove been possible without the statistics compiled by the CCBC, ond the review and feedbock we received from Edith Compbel, Molly Beth Griffin, K. T. Horning, Debble Reese, Ebony Ellzabeth Thomas, and Modeline Tyner, Many thanks First Nations American ustration by David Huyck, in consultation with Sarah Park Dohlen Released under a Creative Commons 8Y-SA licenses https//creativecommons.org/Bicenses/by-so/4.0/ 7:30 AM Jun 20, 2019 Hootsuite Inc. 1.3K Likes 821 Retweets It is gia, hello @missgiagiagia Animals had more representation than all Black, brown and indigenous people combined. Our children deserve better. Deserve MORE SLJ SchoolLibraryJournal @sljournal 19h An Updated Look at Diversity in Children's Books ow.ly/nerj50uIXed DIVERSITY IN CHILDREN'S BOOKSZU18 Percentage of books depicting characters from diverse backgrounds based on the 2018 publishing statistics compiled by the Cooperative Children's Book Center, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison: ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/pestats.asp 5% 7% 10% 27% 50% L558 BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS African White American Latinx Asian Pacific Animals/Other Indians/ Islander/Asian African 2:14 PM Jun 20, 2019 Twitt er for iPad 4.4K Likes 2.3K Retweets superunfriendlyreminder: That actually explains why we come after animals on the list of 鈥 deaths that actually matter to white ppl鈥
Animals, Asian, and Books: School LibraryJournal
 @sljournal
 SLJ
 An Updated Look at Diversity in
 Children's Books
 ow.ly/nerj50uIXed
 DIVERSITY IN 8
 CHILDREN'S BOOKS
 Percentage of books depicting characters from diverse backgrounds
 based on the 2018 publishing statistics compiled by the
 Cooperative Children's Book Center, School of Education,
 University of Wisconsin-Madison:
 ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/pcstats.asp
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 The CCBC Inventory includes 3,134 books published in 2018. This grophic would not
 hove been possible without the statistics compiled by the CCBC, ond the review and
 feedbock we received from Edith Compbel, Molly Beth Griffin, K. T. Horning,
 Debble Reese, Ebony Ellzabeth Thomas, and Modeline Tyner, Many thanks
 First Nations
 American
 ustration by David Huyck, in consultation with Sarah Park Dohlen
 Released under a Creative Commons 8Y-SA licenses https//creativecommons.org/Bicenses/by-so/4.0/
 7:30 AM Jun 20, 2019 Hootsuite Inc.
 1.3K Likes
 821 Retweets

 It is gia, hello
 @missgiagiagia
 Animals had more representation than
 all Black, brown and indigenous
 people combined. Our children
 deserve better. Deserve MORE
 SLJ SchoolLibraryJournal @sljournal 19h
 An Updated Look at Diversity in Children's Books
 ow.ly/nerj50uIXed
 DIVERSITY IN
 CHILDREN'S BOOKSZU18
 Percentage of books depicting characters from diverse backgrounds
 based on the 2018 publishing statistics compiled by the
 Cooperative Children's Book Center, School of Education,
 University of Wisconsin-Madison:
 ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/pestats.asp
 5%
 7%
 10%
 27%
 50%
 L558
 BOOKS
 BOOKS
 BOOKS
 BOOKS
 BOOKS
 African
 White
 American
 Latinx
 Asian Pacific
 Animals/Other
 Indians/
 Islander/Asian
 African
 2:14 PM Jun 20, 2019 Twitt er for iPad
 4.4K Likes
 2.3K Retweets
superunfriendlyreminder:

That actually explains why we come after animals on the list of 鈥 deaths that actually matter to white ppl鈥

superunfriendlyreminder: That actually explains why we come after animals on the list of 鈥 deaths that actually matter to white ppl鈥

Animals, Beautiful, and Children: JUNE 21, 2011 DECEMBER 12019 bublog: This is my first photo with BUB next our last photo together.On the morning of Sunday, December 1st 2019 we lost the purest, kindest and most magical living force on our planet. BUB was cheerful and full of love laying in our bed with us Saturday night, but unexpectedly passed away peacefully in her sleep.. I have always been fully transparent about BUB鈥檚 health, and it was no secret that she was battling a persistent and aggressive bone infection. 聽Even knowing this, we weren鈥檛 expecting her to pass so soon or so abruptly without warning. 聽I truly believe that she willingly made the decision to leave her failing body so that our family would not have to make that difficult decision ourselves.聽It is impossible to put into words the profound effect that BUB has had on my life, on the lives of thousands of homeless pets, and on the lives of those of you that have cared for her as if she were your own family. She taught me everything that I know about unconditional love, she brought my wife Stacy and I together, she鈥檚 the reason we have our beautiful children Rosco and Lula, and she has been a constant source of warmth and love in our lives for the past 8 years. To say that our family is devastated would be an understatement.But most importantly, BUB has made a huge difference in the world of animal welfare, and in the lives of millions of people worldwide. She has literally saved thousands of lives (both pets and humans), she started the first national fund for special needs pets, she was the subject of groundbreaking genetic and biological 聽research, she鈥檚 helped raise over $700,000 for animals in need, and has spread a message of determination, positivity, and perseverance to people all over the world. And even though my heart is absolutely crushed by her graceful departure from planet Earth, 聽I know that her sprit, magic, and overwhelming energy are still with us, reminding us every day to be better.Dearest BUB, I will never forget your generosity, your limitless supply of love, or your uncanny ability to bring so much magic and joy to the world. I am forever honored and humbled that you chose me as your caretaker. Please visit all of us in our dreams often. GOOD JOB BUB.
Animals, Beautiful, and Children: JUNE 21, 2011 DECEMBER 12019
bublog:

This is my first photo with BUB next our last photo together.On the morning of Sunday, December 1st 2019 we lost the purest, kindest and most magical living force on our planet. BUB was cheerful and full of love laying in our bed with us Saturday night, but unexpectedly passed away peacefully in her sleep.. I have always been fully transparent about BUB鈥檚 health, and it was no secret that she was battling a persistent and aggressive bone infection. 聽Even knowing this, we weren鈥檛 expecting her to pass so soon or so abruptly without warning. 聽I truly believe that she willingly made the decision to leave her failing body so that our family would not have to make that difficult decision ourselves.聽It is impossible to put into words the profound effect that BUB has had on my life, on the lives of thousands of homeless pets, and on the lives of those of you that have cared for her as if she were your own family. She taught me everything that I know about unconditional love, she brought my wife Stacy and I together, she鈥檚 the reason we have our beautiful children Rosco and Lula, and she has been a constant source of warmth and love in our lives for the past 8 years. To say that our family is devastated would be an understatement.But most importantly, BUB has made a huge difference in the world of animal welfare, and in the lives of millions of people worldwide. She has literally saved thousands of lives (both pets and humans), she started the first national fund for special needs pets, she was the subject of groundbreaking genetic and biological 聽research, she鈥檚 helped raise over $700,000 for animals in need, and has spread a message of determination, positivity, and perseverance to people all over the world. And even though my heart is absolutely crushed by her graceful departure from planet Earth, 聽I know that her sprit, magic, and overwhelming energy are still with us, reminding us every day to be better.Dearest BUB, I will never forget your generosity, your limitless supply of love, or your uncanny ability to bring so much magic and joy to the world. I am forever honored and humbled that you chose me as your caretaker. Please visit all of us in our dreams often. GOOD JOB BUB.

bublog: This is my first photo with BUB next our last photo together.On the morning of Sunday, December 1st 2019 we lost the purest, kindes...

Advice, Children, and Click: Mr. Rogers used a set of 9 simple rules when talking to children. He did this to be more inclusive and avoid confusion because he knew children would often hear things literally. Ultrafacts.tumblr.com ultrafacts: 1. 鈥淪tate the idea you wish to express as clearly as possible, and in terms preschoolers can understand.鈥 Example: It is dangerous to play in the street. 鈥嬧嬧嬧嬧 2. 鈥淩ephrase in a positive manner,鈥 as in It is good to play where it is safe. 3. 鈥淩ephrase the idea, bearing in mind that preschoolers cannot yet make subtle distinctions and need to be redirected to authorities they trust.鈥 As in, 鈥淎sk your parents where it is safe to play.鈥 4. 鈥淩ephrase your idea to eliminate all elements that could be considered prescriptive, directive, or instructive.鈥 In the example, that鈥檇 mean getting rid of 鈥渁sk鈥: Your parents will tell you where it is safe to play. 5. 鈥淩ephrase any element that suggests certainty.鈥 That鈥檇 be 鈥渨ill鈥: Your parents can tell you where it is safe to play. 6. 鈥淩ephrase your idea to eliminate any element that may not apply to all children.鈥 Not all children know their parents, so: Your favorite grown-ups can tell you where it is safe to play. 7. 鈥淎dd a simple motivational idea that gives preschoolers a reason to follow your advice.鈥 Perhaps: Your favorite grown-ups can tell you where it is safe to play. It is good to listen to them. 8. 鈥淩ephrase your new statement, repeating the first step.鈥 鈥淕ood鈥 represents a value judgment, so: Your favorite grown-ups can tell you where it is safe to play. It is important to try to listen to them. 9. 鈥淩ephrase your idea a 铿乶al time, relating it to some phase of development a preschooler can understand.鈥 Maybe: Your favorite grown-ups can tell you where it is safe to play. It is important to try to listen to them, and listening is an important part of growing. Source: [x] Click HERE for more facts
Advice, Children, and Click: Mr. Rogers used a set of 9 simple rules
 when talking to children. He did this to be
 more inclusive and avoid confusion
 because he knew children would often
 hear things literally.
 Ultrafacts.tumblr.com
ultrafacts:
1. 鈥淪tate the idea you wish to express as clearly as possible, and in terms preschoolers can understand.鈥 Example: It is dangerous to play in the street. 鈥嬧嬧嬧嬧
2. 鈥淩ephrase in a positive manner,鈥 as in It is good to play where it is safe.
3. 鈥淩ephrase the idea, bearing in mind that preschoolers cannot yet make subtle distinctions and need to be redirected to authorities they trust.鈥 As in, 鈥淎sk your parents where it is safe to play.鈥
4. 鈥淩ephrase your idea to eliminate all elements that could be considered prescriptive, directive, or instructive.鈥 In the example, that鈥檇 mean getting rid of 鈥渁sk鈥: Your parents will tell you where it is safe to play.
5. 鈥淩ephrase any element that suggests certainty.鈥 That鈥檇 be 鈥渨ill鈥: Your parents can tell you where it is safe to play.
6. 鈥淩ephrase your idea to eliminate any element that may not apply to all children.鈥 Not all children know their parents, so: Your favorite grown-ups can tell you where it is safe to play.
7. 鈥淎dd a simple motivational idea that gives preschoolers a reason to follow your advice.鈥 Perhaps: Your favorite grown-ups can tell you where it is safe to play. It is good to listen to them.
8. 鈥淩ephrase your new statement, repeating the first step.鈥 鈥淕ood鈥 represents a value judgment, so: Your favorite grown-ups can tell you where it is safe to play. It is important to try to listen to them.
9. 鈥淩ephrase your idea a 铿乶al time, relating it to some phase of development a preschooler can understand.鈥 Maybe: Your favorite grown-ups can tell you where it is safe to play. It is important to try to listen to them, and listening is an important part of growing.
Source: [x]
Click HERE for more facts

ultrafacts: 1. 鈥淪tate the idea you wish to express as clearly as possible, and in terms preschoolers can understand.鈥 Example: It is dangero...

Bitch, Children, and Clothes: RANT ian CUISINE FRANPAISE queeranarchism: yourdarlingdaisy916: idkmybffphil: looklikewolf: irate-badfem-harpy: aliaitee: mboy-mlm: the-claire-bitch-project: thepunksink: the-big-phan-theory: doyounoelyourenemy: sidvintage: motherfuckin-pajamas: deadkennedysandattractivemen: A punk stops during a gay pride parade to allow a mesmerized child to touch his jacket spikes. I lost control about reblogging this picture.聽 and this is the perfect 鈥渇uck you鈥 to people who stereotype people like this.聽 literally one of my favourite pictures ever nothing more punk than letting small children touch your clothes spikes or hair spikes If you think punks would miss the opportunity to be a good fucking human to kids you don鈥檛 know much about punks Being nice to kids is literally the number one punk activity THIS IS THE SAME DUDE BITCH NO WAYYYY I have a vivid memory of being about 14 and seeing a hardcore punk walking down the street in a busy shopping district with a tiny white kitten tucked in his leather jacket. That鈥檚 goals. one of my favorite memories is my first punk show and how welcoming and friendly everyone was. I was 9 and my brother brought me and people were putting me on their shoulders and telling me about where they got their clothes or how much a little punk I was. I love punk culture because from the outside it looks aggressive and harsh. But once you realize that鈥檚 just their armour and that they are kinder and more proactive about human rights than the 鈥渘ice鈥 looking people you get comfort from their presence. Not all things that look aggressive are aggressive. Not all things that look safe are safe. Punk is safe BECAUSE it is aggressive. Punk - when done right - kicks out fascists and rapists, defends communities, fights injustice. All of which require aggression.
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the-claire-bitch-project:

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deadkennedysandattractivemen:

A punk stops during a gay pride parade to allow a mesmerized child to touch his jacket spikes.

I lost control about reblogging this picture.聽

and this is the perfect 鈥渇uck you鈥 to people who stereotype people like this.聽

literally one of my favourite pictures ever

nothing more punk than letting small children touch your clothes spikes or hair spikes

If you think punks would miss the opportunity to be a good fucking human to kids you don鈥檛 know much about punks

Being nice to kids is literally the number one punk activity


THIS IS THE SAME DUDE

BITCH NO WAYYYY




I have a vivid memory of being about 14 and seeing a hardcore punk walking down the street in a busy shopping district with a tiny white kitten tucked in his leather jacket. That鈥檚 goals.

one of my favorite memories is my first punk show and how welcoming and friendly everyone was. I was 9 and my brother brought me and people were putting me on their shoulders and telling me about where they got their clothes or how much a little punk I was.


I love punk culture because from the outside it looks aggressive and harsh. But once you realize that鈥檚 just their armour and that they are kinder and more proactive about human rights than the 鈥渘ice鈥 looking people you get comfort from their presence.  
Not all things that look aggressive are aggressive. Not all things that look safe are safe. 

Punk is safe BECAUSE it is aggressive. Punk - when done right - kicks out fascists and rapists, defends communities, fights injustice. All of which require aggression.

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Children, Love, and School: EmbraceRace Yesterday at 12:00 PM embracerace Because treating people fairly often means treating them differently. Equality Equity momo-de-avis: aloneindarknes7: calystarose: Because treating people fairly often means treating them differently. This is something that I teach my students during the first week of school and they understand it. Eight year olds can understand this and all it costs is a box of band-aids. I have each students pretend they got hurt and need a band-aid. Children love band-aids. I ask the first one where they are hurt. If he says his finger, I put the band-aid on his finger. Then I ask the second one where they are hurt. No matter what that child says, I put the band-aid on their finger exactly like the first child. I keep doing that through the whole class. No matter where they say their pretend injury is, I do the same thing I did with the first one. After they all have band-aids in the same spot, I ask if that actually helped any of them other than the first child. I say,聽鈥淲ell, I helped all of you the same! You all have one band-aid!鈥 And they鈥檒l try to get me to understand that they were hurt somewhere else. I act like I鈥檓 just now understanding it. Then I explain,聽鈥淭here might be moments this year where some of you get different things because you need them differently, just like you needed a band-aid in a different spot.鈥澛 If at any time any of my students ask why one student has a different assignment, or gets taken out of the class for a subject, or gets another teacher to come in and help them throughout the year, I remind my students of the band-aids they got at the start of the school year and they stop complaining. That鈥檚 why eight year olds can understand equity.聽 I remember reading somewhere once 鈥渨e should be speaking of equity instead of equality鈥 and that is a principle that applies here me thinks
Children, Love, and School: EmbraceRace
 Yesterday at 12:00 PM
 embracerace
 Because treating people fairly often means treating
 them differently.
 Equality
 Equity
momo-de-avis:
aloneindarknes7:

calystarose:
Because treating people fairly often means treating them differently.
This is something that I teach my students during the first week of school and they understand it. Eight year olds can understand this and all it costs is a box of band-aids.
I have each students pretend they got hurt and need a band-aid. Children love band-aids. I ask the first one where they are hurt. If he says his finger, I put the band-aid on his finger. Then I ask the second one where they are hurt. No matter what that child says, I put the band-aid on their finger exactly like the first child. I keep doing that through the whole class. No matter where they say their pretend injury is, I do the same thing I did with the first one.
After they all have band-aids in the same spot, I ask if that actually helped any of them other than the first child. I say,聽鈥淲ell, I helped all of you the same! You all have one band-aid!鈥 And they鈥檒l try to get me to understand that they were hurt somewhere else. I act like I鈥檓 just now understanding it. Then I explain,聽鈥淭here might be moments this year where some of you get different things because you need them differently, just like you needed a band-aid in a different spot.鈥澛
If at any time any of my students ask why one student has a different assignment, or gets taken out of the class for a subject, or gets another teacher to come in and help them throughout the year, I remind my students of the band-aids they got at the start of the school year and they stop complaining. That鈥檚 why eight year olds can understand equity.聽


I remember reading somewhere once 鈥渨e should be speaking of equity instead of equality鈥 and that is a principle that applies here me thinks

momo-de-avis: aloneindarknes7: calystarose: Because treating people fairly often means treating them differently. This is something that I ...

Bad, Children, and Christmas: Karen Green Target 57 minutes ago I just saw your ad and I will never be able to spend money at your store again!! One man, one woman for life, thus saith the Lord!!! Like Comment Angela Concepcion about an hour ago Target I just saw your ad for gay couples marrying to register with you. I have also experienced an extraordinary wait in line when a Muslim cashier would not handle pork and someone had to cash her out, cash in and resume the order. However, you will not allow your customers to say Merry Christmas and you do not carry nativity creches. I will never shop in Target again and I will encourage friends and family to do the same. When you can give equal respects to all of your customers, then maybe many of us will be back. Till then, I will spend my money elsewhere. Like Comment Chet Stanger Target 3 hours ago With your advertisement for homosexual bridal registry, you've lost a card carrying shopper. It's one thing to expose adults to such debauchery, but it's quite another to expose children to it. Les Powell 3 hours ago X Target Well Target you lost all my business and I am sure alot more when my friends see this... ADVERTISEMENT that's love BE YOURSELF TOGETHER. whatdoyoumeanihavetochoose: thetrashmouthclub: somethingmissingthiswaycomes: vision-rights: subject-to-my-fandoms: tehrogue: norsegays: astrolope: People being angry about ~dem gays~ on Target鈥檚 Facebook. I just want to give my two cents on this and tell you a story. A couple weeks ago, I was hired at Target. I have a job at Target. Not a big deal right? It is a big deal because i鈥檓 a transman.聽 It doesn鈥檛 take a genius to conclude that it鈥檚 hard for me, my brothers, and sisters to get a job. There are legal restraints regarding the job and if you don鈥檛 pass, it鈥檚 hard to be taken seriously at a job interview. Right on the application, it asks what your聽preferred聽name is. It also asks if there is anything that target should know. I put the fact that I am a transman, expecting not to get a call because usually when you put that down, people will throw out the application. I got TWO interviews. At the interview, they asked me about it. I told them I am on hormones and they told me that they didn鈥檛 care. Not in the sense that they don鈥檛 emotionally care, but that it didn鈥檛 matter. I was male and that鈥檚 all that mattered. They also told me that they give sex same couples聽benefits聽in states that do not聽recognize聽them as a married couple. At my job orientation, I was not misgendered once. Even my supervisors who weren鈥檛 sure of my gender avoided pronoun use, which I found only happens when you鈥檝e had pronoun training. They gave me a name tag with my聽preferred聽name and didn鈥檛 ask questions. I felt safe and respected, which is huge for a trans* person. TLDR: Target is amazing not just for the LGB, but also the T. Shop there for the rest of your life. people didnt聽know how Pro-LGBT Target is. I will always shop there Looks like I鈥檓 going to target. Real men shop at target All corporations are bad but now I鈥檓 considering applying to Target. 鈥渨hen you can give equal respects for all of your costumers, then maybe many of us will be back鈥 ma'am鈥︹︹. that鈥檚 exactly what they鈥檙e doing At target you can order a special name tag from HR with your pronouns on it! Officially printed on there and everything!!!!! Target just got +1000000 respect
Bad, Children, and Christmas: Karen Green Target
 57 minutes ago
 I just saw your ad and I will never be able to spend money at
 your store again!! One man, one woman for life, thus saith the
 Lord!!!
 Like Comment

 Angela Concepcion
 about an hour ago
 Target
 I just saw your ad for gay couples marrying to register with you. I
 have also experienced an extraordinary wait in line when a
 Muslim cashier would not handle pork and someone had to cash
 her out, cash in and resume the order. However, you will not
 allow your customers to say Merry Christmas and you do not
 carry nativity creches. I will never shop in Target again and I will
 encourage friends and family to do the same. When you can give
 equal respects to all of your customers, then maybe many of us
 will be back. Till then, I will spend my money elsewhere.
 Like Comment

 Chet Stanger Target
 3 hours ago
 With your advertisement for homosexual bridal registry, you've
 lost a card carrying shopper. It's one thing to expose adults to
 such debauchery, but it's quite another to expose children to it.

 Les Powell
 3 hours ago
 X
 Target
 Well Target you lost all my business and I am sure alot more
 when my friends see this...
 ADVERTISEMENT
 that's love
 BE YOURSELF
 TOGETHER.
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tehrogue:

norsegays:

astrolope:

People being angry about ~dem gays~ on Target鈥檚 Facebook.

I just want to give my two cents on this and tell you a story.
A couple weeks ago, I was hired at Target. I have a job at Target. Not a big deal right?
It is a big deal because i鈥檓 a transman.聽
It doesn鈥檛 take a genius to conclude that it鈥檚 hard for me, my brothers, and sisters to get a job. There are legal restraints regarding the job and if you don鈥檛 pass, it鈥檚 hard to be taken seriously at a job interview.
Right on the application, it asks what your聽preferred聽name is. It also asks if there is anything that target should know. I put the fact that I am a transman, expecting not to get a call because usually when you put that down, people will throw out the application. I got TWO interviews.
At the interview, they asked me about it. I told them I am on hormones and they told me that they didn鈥檛 care. Not in the sense that they don鈥檛 emotionally care, but that it didn鈥檛 matter. I was male and that鈥檚 all that mattered. They also told me that they give sex same couples聽benefits聽in states that do not聽recognize聽them as a married couple.
At my job orientation, I was not misgendered once. Even my supervisors who weren鈥檛 sure of my gender avoided pronoun use, which I found only happens when you鈥檝e had pronoun training. They gave me a name tag with my聽preferred聽name and didn鈥檛 ask questions. I felt safe and respected, which is huge for a trans* person.
TLDR: Target is amazing not just for the LGB, but also the T. Shop there for the rest of your life.

people didnt聽know how Pro-LGBT Target is. I will always shop there


Looks like I鈥檓 going to target. 


Real men shop at target


All corporations are bad but now I鈥檓 considering applying to Target. 


鈥渨hen you can give equal respects for all of your costumers, then maybe many of us will be back鈥 ma'am鈥︹︹. that鈥檚 exactly what they鈥檙e doing


At target you can order a special name tag from HR with your pronouns on it! Officially printed on there and everything!!!!!

Target just got +1000000 respect

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Children, Growing Up, and Lenny: C humansofnewyork: 鈥淣obody would give us a chance. 聽We were in our early twenties. 聽We had two young kids. 聽We were working, but living check to check. 聽At the time we were staying in the projects with my mother-in-law, but my kids were growing up, so we needed our own place. 聽But all the rental brokers wanted to see our bank statements. 聽And we had no savings. 聽We didn鈥檛 even have accounts. 聽Then one day I was walking down the avenue, and I saw a super fixing up an empty apartment. 聽I told him I needed to speak to the landlord directly. 聽No brokers. 聽And I guess he liked my vibe, because he gave me the name: Ronald Petrowski. 聽When I called Mr. Petrowski, I explained everything. 聽I told him we needed a chance. 聽He agreed to meet me and my husband at Lenny鈥檚 Pizzeria. 聽He bought us a plain pie and listened to our story. 聽He鈥檇 grown up poor himself, so he knew the struggle. 聽And he gave us a chance. 聽We鈥檝e been in that apartment for 35 years now, and I鈥檝e paid him every cent. 聽We鈥檝e fallen on hard times. 聽At one point I owed him an entire year of rent. 聽But he was so gracious. 聽He never sent us an eviction notice. 聽Every time he came to collect, he鈥檇 sit at our kitchen table, have a cup of coffee, and listen to our situation. 聽Mr. Petrowski is my hero. 聽He sold the building a couple years ago, but we still keep in touch. 聽That man gave me a home to raise my children.鈥
Children, Growing Up, and Lenny: C
humansofnewyork:

鈥淣obody would give us a chance. 聽We were in our early twenties. 聽We had two young kids. 聽We were working, but living check to check. 聽At the time we were staying in the projects with my mother-in-law, but my kids were growing up, so we needed our own place. 聽But all the rental brokers wanted to see our bank statements. 聽And we had no savings. 聽We didn鈥檛 even have accounts. 聽Then one day I was walking down the avenue, and I saw a super fixing up an empty apartment. 聽I told him I needed to speak to the landlord directly. 聽No brokers. 聽And I guess he liked my vibe, because he gave me the name: Ronald Petrowski. 聽When I called Mr. Petrowski, I explained everything. 聽I told him we needed a chance. 聽He agreed to meet me and my husband at Lenny鈥檚 Pizzeria. 聽He bought us a plain pie and listened to our story. 聽He鈥檇 grown up poor himself, so he knew the struggle. 聽And he gave us a chance. 聽We鈥檝e been in that apartment for 35 years now, and I鈥檝e paid him every cent. 聽We鈥檝e fallen on hard times. 聽At one point I owed him an entire year of rent. 聽But he was so gracious. 聽He never sent us an eviction notice. 聽Every time he came to collect, he鈥檇 sit at our kitchen table, have a cup of coffee, and listen to our situation. 聽Mr. Petrowski is my hero. 聽He sold the building a couple years ago, but we still keep in touch. 聽That man gave me a home to raise my children.鈥

humansofnewyork: 鈥淣obody would give us a chance. 聽We were in our early twenties. 聽We had two young kids. 聽We were working, but living check...

Children, Christmas, and Facebook: Karen Green Target 57 minutes ago I just saw your ad and I will never be able to spend money at your store again!! One man, one woman for life, thus saith the Lord!!! Like Comment Angela Concepcion about an hour ago Target I just saw your ad for gay couples marrying to register with you. I have also experienced an extraordinary wait in line when a Muslim cashier would not handle pork and someone had to cash her out, cash in and resume the order. However, you will not allow your customers to say Merry Christmas and you do not carry nativity creches. I will never shop in Target again and I will encourage friends and family to do the same. When you can give equal respects to all of your customers, then maybe many of us will be back. Till then, I will spend my money elsewhere. Like Comment Chet Stanger Target 3 hours ago With your advertisement for homosexual bridal registry, you've lost a card carrying shopper. It's one thing to expose adults to such debauchery, but it's quite another to expose children to it. Les Powell 3 hours ago X Target Well Target you lost all my business and I am sure alot more when my friends see this... ADVERTISEMENT that's love BE YOURSELF TOGETHER. vision-rights: subject-to-my-fandoms: tehrogue: norsegays: astrolope: People being angry about ~dem gays~ on Target鈥檚 Facebook. I just want to give my two cents on this and tell you a story. A couple weeks ago, I was hired at Target. I have a job at Target. Not a big deal right? It is a big deal because i鈥檓 a transman.聽 It doesn鈥檛 take a genius to conclude that it鈥檚 hard for me, my brothers, and sisters to get a job. There are legal restraints regarding the job and if you don鈥檛 pass, it鈥檚 hard to be taken seriously at a job interview. Right on the application, it asks what your聽preferred聽name is. It also asks if there is anything that target should know. I put the fact that I am a transman, expecting not to get a call because usually when you put that down, people will throw out the application. I got TWO interviews. At the interview, they asked me about it. I told them I am on hormones and they told me that they didn鈥檛 care. Not in the sense that they don鈥檛 emotionally care, but that it didn鈥檛 matter. I was male and that鈥檚 all that mattered. They also told me that they give sex same couples聽benefits聽in states that do not聽recognize聽them as a married couple. At my job orientation, I was not misgendered once. Even my supervisors who weren鈥檛 sure of my gender avoided pronoun use, which I found only happens when you鈥檝e had pronoun training. They gave me a name tag with my聽preferred聽name and didn鈥檛 ask questions. I felt safe and respected, which is huge for a trans* person. TLDR: Target is amazing not just for the LGB, but also the T. Shop there for the rest of your life. people didnt聽know how Pro-LGBT Target is. I will always shop there Looks like I鈥檓 going to target. Real men shop at target
Children, Christmas, and Facebook: Karen Green Target
 57 minutes ago
 I just saw your ad and I will never be able to spend money at
 your store again!! One man, one woman for life, thus saith the
 Lord!!!
 Like Comment

 Angela Concepcion
 about an hour ago
 Target
 I just saw your ad for gay couples marrying to register with you. I
 have also experienced an extraordinary wait in line when a
 Muslim cashier would not handle pork and someone had to cash
 her out, cash in and resume the order. However, you will not
 allow your customers to say Merry Christmas and you do not
 carry nativity creches. I will never shop in Target again and I will
 encourage friends and family to do the same. When you can give
 equal respects to all of your customers, then maybe many of us
 will be back. Till then, I will spend my money elsewhere.
 Like Comment

 Chet Stanger Target
 3 hours ago
 With your advertisement for homosexual bridal registry, you've
 lost a card carrying shopper. It's one thing to expose adults to
 such debauchery, but it's quite another to expose children to it.

 Les Powell
 3 hours ago
 X
 Target
 Well Target you lost all my business and I am sure alot more
 when my friends see this...
 ADVERTISEMENT
 that's love
 BE YOURSELF
 TOGETHER.
vision-rights:
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tehrogue:

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People being angry about ~dem gays~ on Target鈥檚 Facebook.

I just want to give my two cents on this and tell you a story.
A couple weeks ago, I was hired at Target. I have a job at Target. Not a big deal right?
It is a big deal because i鈥檓 a transman.聽
It doesn鈥檛 take a genius to conclude that it鈥檚 hard for me, my brothers, and sisters to get a job. There are legal restraints regarding the job and if you don鈥檛 pass, it鈥檚 hard to be taken seriously at a job interview.
Right on the application, it asks what your聽preferred聽name is. It also asks if there is anything that target should know. I put the fact that I am a transman, expecting not to get a call because usually when you put that down, people will throw out the application. I got TWO interviews.
At the interview, they asked me about it. I told them I am on hormones and they told me that they didn鈥檛 care. Not in the sense that they don鈥檛 emotionally care, but that it didn鈥檛 matter. I was male and that鈥檚 all that mattered. They also told me that they give sex same couples聽benefits聽in states that do not聽recognize聽them as a married couple.
At my job orientation, I was not misgendered once. Even my supervisors who weren鈥檛 sure of my gender avoided pronoun use, which I found only happens when you鈥檝e had pronoun training. They gave me a name tag with my聽preferred聽name and didn鈥檛 ask questions. I felt safe and respected, which is huge for a trans* person.
TLDR: Target is amazing not just for the LGB, but also the T. Shop there for the rest of your life.

people didnt聽know how Pro-LGBT Target is. I will always shop there


Looks like I鈥檓 going to target. 


Real men shop at target

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Cats, Children, and Facts: The Vikings would give kittens to newlywed brides as an essential part of a new household. Ultrafacts.tumblr.com howdidthisevenhappenanyway: ninety6tears: roguetelemetry: nekoama: prokopetz: ultrafacts: bryarly: foxfairy5: ultrafacts: Source聽More Facts Yes this could have to do with the fact that Freya the Norse Goddess of love, beauty and fertility drove a chariot pulled by cats. So, if I ever get married, I fully expect a catmobile.聽 One of the other reasons why they gave cats to each other was for their valuable skills as mousers. Cats were able to control rodent populations around their properties. Also, Norse myths are thought to have the earliest literary descriptions of the Norwegian Forest Cat. They were described as large, strong cats that drew Freya鈥檚 chariot and were so heavy that not even Thor, God of Thunder, could lift them from the floor. (Source) They kinda live up to the legend, too. Your average Norwegian Forest Cat is twenty pounds of solid muscle, with claws large and strong enough to climb solid rock. They鈥檝e been known to attack bears when defending their territory. And yet they鈥檙e one of the cuddliest breeds out there, particularly noted for being patient with small children. I have a Norwegian mix, and can attest that she is the cuddliest cat but also insane enough to try and fight a bear. Viking cats聽鈥淔IGHT ME鈥 Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, still could not lift this cat. I always love it when this post comes round because a) giant kitties who Thor can鈥檛 lift and b) that picture omg boar riding and flower throwing is a good thing
Cats, Children, and Facts: The Vikings would give kittens to
 newlywed brides as an essential
 part of a new household.
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Source聽More Facts

Yes this could have to do with the fact that Freya the Norse Goddess of love, beauty and fertility drove a chariot pulled by cats.

So, if I ever get married, I fully expect a catmobile.聽

One of the other reasons why they gave cats to each other was for their valuable skills as mousers. Cats were able to control rodent populations around their properties.
Also, Norse myths are thought to have the earliest literary descriptions of the Norwegian Forest Cat. They were described as large, strong cats that drew Freya鈥檚 chariot and were so heavy that not even Thor, God of Thunder, could lift them from the floor. (Source)

They kinda live up to the legend, too. Your average Norwegian Forest Cat is twenty pounds of solid muscle, with claws large and strong enough to climb solid rock. They鈥檝e been known to attack bears when defending their territory. And yet they鈥檙e one of the cuddliest breeds out there, particularly noted for being patient with small children.


I have a Norwegian mix, and can attest that she is the cuddliest cat but also insane enough to try and fight a bear.


Viking cats聽鈥淔IGHT ME鈥


Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, still could not lift this cat.


I always love it when this post comes round because a) giant kitties who Thor can鈥檛 lift and b) that picture omg boar riding and flower throwing is a good thing

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Ass, Children, and Dumb: 21 hrs Dear People Older Than Me: Shut up about the fucking participation trophies. We didn't ask for them. We didn't want them. We didn't cherish them and polish them while thinking about what special, gifted children we are. They were annoying clutter on our shelves that we had to throw out in secret so we wouldn't hurt YOUR feelings. And if we knew back then that you were gonna bring it up every time you disagreed with someone under 40 for the rest of fucking time, we would have told you where to shove that cheap plastic statue. Sincerely, People Younger Than Me Like -Comment 鈫扴hare nt 鈼 Share 214 133 shares 23 Comments straightouttanarnia: aproposthessaly: pearlsthatwereeyes: mihrsuri: star-anise: goshawke: hannibal-and-dory: pinkrocksugar: adramofpoison: children aren鈥檛 dumb. we knew that trophies meant nothing when everyone in the fucking class got one Also who was giving out those fucking trophies? SPOILER ALERT IT WASN鈥橳 US. IT WAS YOU. Who the fuck got trophies?? I got a piece of paper saying Participation on it with a cheap-ass shiny sticker in the corner! Sometimes they were ribbons. Sometimes they were just the gnawing awareness that you could never trust any praise an adult gave you. ^^^^ When I was in 7th grade, the administration at my middle school decided to make a bunch of changes to pep rallies, including changing the spirit award to the grade that showed the most school spirit to three spirit awards SO THAT EACH GRADE COULD HAVE ONE. We decided in about 2.5 seconds that this was fucking stupid and that it was pointless to have a school-wide spirit contest IF NO ONE WAS ACTUALLY ABLE TO WIN. Our entire grade organized ourselves and boycotted the pep rally in protest. We still went to the pep rally, but the entire 7th grade sat quietly in the bleachers and refused to cheer or otherwise participate. AND IT INFURIATED THE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION. INFURIATED THEM. They ended up giving one spirit award to the 8th grade and two spirit awards to the 6th grade. At which point, our entire grade stood up and cheered, and the principal screamed into her microphone that we needed to sit down and stop cheering. Because we hadn鈥檛 broken any school rules, the administration realized they couldn鈥檛 punish us, and they changed back to one spirit award and got rid of the other unpopular pep rally changes. But they never forgave us. The principal saved up all of her anger for a year and a half and then called a special聽鈥減romotion ceremony rehearsal鈥 for our grade right before we graduated from middle school specifically so that she could spend an hour yelling at us about how THIS WAS NOT FOR US, THIS WAS FOR OUR PARENTS AND OUR TEACHERS AND THE ADMINISTRATION AND THE SCHOOL, AND IF WE FUCKED THE CEREMONY UP IN ANY WAY, SO HELP HER, SHE WOULD MAKE OUR LIVES A LIVING HELL.聽 So, yeah, tell me again about how my generation expects trophies for participating. I dare you. Someone somewhere has a great post about how all Millennials learned from this 鈥渆verybody gets a trophy鈥 culture foisted on us was to distrust conventional feedback methods (if everybody gets one, the system must be wrong and someone who tells me I鈥檓 good at something is probably lying). So the fact that we鈥檙e a generation filled with insecure overachievers with a well-documented lack of interest in conventional life markers is partly due to all those stupid participation trophies. Ruined a perfectly good kid that鈥檚 what you did. Look at it. It鈥檚 got anxiety
Ass, Children, and Dumb: 21 hrs
 Dear People Older Than Me:
 Shut up about the fucking participation trophies. We didn't ask for them. We
 didn't want them. We didn't cherish them and polish them while thinking
 about what special, gifted children we are. They were annoying clutter on our
 shelves that we had to throw out in secret so we wouldn't hurt YOUR
 feelings. And if we knew back then that you were gonna bring it up every
 time you disagreed with someone under 40 for the rest of fucking time, we
 would have told you where to shove that cheap plastic statue.
 Sincerely,
 People Younger Than Me
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children aren鈥檛 dumb. we knew that trophies meant nothing when everyone in the fucking class got one

Also who was giving out those fucking trophies? SPOILER ALERT IT WASN鈥橳 US. IT WAS YOU.


Who the fuck got trophies?? I got a piece of paper saying Participation on it with a cheap-ass shiny sticker in the corner!

Sometimes they were ribbons.

Sometimes they were just the gnawing awareness that you could never trust any praise an adult gave you.


^^^^

When I was in 7th grade, the administration at my middle school decided to make a bunch of changes to pep rallies, including changing the spirit award to the grade that showed the most school spirit to three spirit awards SO THAT EACH GRADE COULD HAVE ONE.
We decided in about 2.5 seconds that this was fucking stupid and that it was pointless to have a school-wide spirit contest IF NO ONE WAS ACTUALLY ABLE TO WIN. Our entire grade organized ourselves and boycotted the pep rally in protest. We still went to the pep rally, but the entire 7th grade sat quietly in the bleachers and refused to cheer or otherwise participate.
AND IT INFURIATED THE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION. INFURIATED THEM.
They ended up giving one spirit award to the 8th grade and two spirit awards to the 6th grade. At which point, our entire grade stood up and cheered, and the principal screamed into her microphone that we needed to sit down and stop cheering.
Because we hadn鈥檛 broken any school rules, the administration realized they couldn鈥檛 punish us, and they changed back to one spirit award and got rid of the other unpopular pep rally changes. But they never forgave us. The principal saved up all of her anger for a year and a half and then called a special聽鈥減romotion ceremony rehearsal鈥 for our grade right before we graduated from middle school specifically so that she could spend an hour yelling at us about how THIS WAS NOT FOR US, THIS WAS FOR OUR PARENTS AND OUR TEACHERS AND THE ADMINISTRATION AND THE SCHOOL, AND IF WE FUCKED THE CEREMONY UP IN ANY WAY, SO HELP HER, SHE WOULD MAKE OUR LIVES A LIVING HELL.聽
So, yeah, tell me again about how my generation expects trophies for participating. I dare you.

Someone somewhere has a great post about how all Millennials learned from this 鈥渆verybody gets a trophy鈥 culture foisted on us was to distrust conventional feedback methods (if everybody gets one, the system must be wrong and someone who tells me I鈥檓 good at something is probably lying). So the fact that we鈥檙e a generation filled with insecure overachievers with a well-documented lack of interest in conventional life markers is partly due to all those stupid participation trophies. 

Ruined a perfectly good kid that鈥檚 what you did. Look at it. It鈥檚 got anxiety

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