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catsbeaversandducks:

With a cat, you’re never alone.
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t1mg shinee-mania
reminds me of mikasa!!

Slenderkitty?

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catsbeaversandducks:

With a cat, you’re never alone.

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t1mg shinee-mania
reminds me of mikasa!!

Slenderkitty?

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"I did a theatrical performance about puns. It was a play on words."

— Anonymous, as far as I can tell. Sources welcome. (via thatgothlibrarian)

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Tomayto, Tomahto…

lismicroaggressions:

When I was talking to a staff member about adding LGBTQ materials into our catalog, she kept saying “whatever they’re calling themselves now.” She said it about 3 times. At the time, I felt the comments were about not knowing current nomenclature. But later on, I realized, it was incumbent upon that person to know such things, since she was responsible for discovery, subject headings, and cataloging materials so they can easily be found.

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"When trouble strikes, head to the library. You will either be able to solve the problem, or simply have something to read as the world crashes down around you."

Lemony Snicket (via thesnicketfile)

Your Thursday morning library inspiration.

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thedebonairgentlequeer:

goodstuffhappenedtoday:

This Bus Is Transforming The Lives Of The Homeless

BY SCOTT KEYES

Most of us have suffered through the frustration of needing to quickly get ready for work, only to have to wait for a roommate to finish his shower. Now imagine having to share that shower with not one or two other people, but hundreds.
That’s precisely the situation facing San Francisco’s estimated6,436homeless residents, who currently have just seven places in the city where they can shower.
Motivated by the belief that everyone has the right to be clean, Doniece Sandoval foundedLavaMae, a non-profit with an innovative idea: take old, unused city buses and retrofit them with fully functioning showers for homeless people to use. Last weekend, LavaMae, a play on the Spanish word for “wash me,” launched its first mobile bus.
“Our buses were designed in consultation with homeless people,” Sandoval told ThinkProgress, a process that has taken over a year.
The interior of one of LavaMae’s mobile shower buses
CREDIT: KENA FRANK

For example, many homeless women expressed concern for their safety and privacy while showering. As a result, Sandoval and her team designed two individual shower pods in each bus, one of which is accessible for persons with disabilities.
Each pod includes not only a shower, but also a toilet, sink, and a space to temporarily store one’s things. Each bus will permit around 30 people to shower on a given day. Once all four buses are running, Sandoval estimates they will be able to provide more than 2,000 showers per week. (See more photos of the buses and interiorhere.)
“We’re mobile because we want to reach people where they are,” Sandoval said. In addition, “If we built a brick-and-mortar concept, it would cost a whole lot more.”
The city donated four decommissioned municipal buses to LavaMae and allows the organization to tap into fire hydrants, but retrofitting them with shower pods costs $75,000 per bus.
Funding for the buses comes from a mix of sources. LavaMae raised $58,000 from an Indiegogo campaign, as well as contributions from individuals and small private family foundations. Sandoval and her husband also put a significant amount of their own money into the project.

More at the link.


Notice how they put the typical depiction of a trans person on the bus alongside the symbol for a disabled person. This indicates that it’s accessible to trans people as well as disabled people and I can’t stress how amazing this is. 

thedebonairgentlequeer:

goodstuffhappenedtoday:

This Bus Is Transforming The Lives Of The Homeless

BY SCOTT KEYES

Most of us have suffered through the frustration of needing to quickly get ready for work, only to have to wait for a roommate to finish his shower. Now imagine having to share that shower with not one or two other people, but hundreds.

That’s precisely the situation facing San Francisco’s estimated6,436homeless residents, who currently have just seven places in the city where they can shower.

Motivated by the belief that everyone has the right to be clean, Doniece Sandoval foundedLavaMae, a non-profit with an innovative idea: take old, unused city buses and retrofit them with fully functioning showers for homeless people to use. Last weekend, LavaMae, a play on the Spanish word for “wash me,” launched its first mobile bus.

“Our buses were designed in consultation with homeless people,” Sandoval told ThinkProgress, a process that has taken over a year.

The interior of one of LavaMae's mobile shower buses

The interior of one of LavaMae’s mobile shower buses

CREDIT: KENA FRANK

For example, many homeless women expressed concern for their safety and privacy while showering. As a result, Sandoval and her team designed two individual shower pods in each bus, one of which is accessible for persons with disabilities.

Each pod includes not only a shower, but also a toilet, sink, and a space to temporarily store one’s things. Each bus will permit around 30 people to shower on a given day. Once all four buses are running, Sandoval estimates they will be able to provide more than 2,000 showers per week. (See more photos of the buses and interiorhere.)

“We’re mobile because we want to reach people where they are,” Sandoval said. In addition, “If we built a brick-and-mortar concept, it would cost a whole lot more.”

The city donated four decommissioned municipal buses to LavaMae and allows the organization to tap into fire hydrants, but retrofitting them with shower pods costs $75,000 per bus.

Funding for the buses comes from a mix of sources. LavaMae raised $58,000 from an Indiegogo campaign, as well as contributions from individuals and small private family foundations. Sandoval and her husband also put a significant amount of their own money into the project.

More at the link.

Notice how they put the typical depiction of a trans person on the bus alongside the symbol for a disabled person. This indicates that it’s accessible to trans people as well as disabled people and I can’t stress how amazing this is. 

(via thatgothlibrarian)

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awwww-cute:

We recently adopted a couple of kittens. This one, Starbuck, enjoys chewing on books

Adorable.  Not something to encourage, but adorable.

awwww-cute:

We recently adopted a couple of kittens. This one, Starbuck, enjoys chewing on books

Adorable.  Not something to encourage, but adorable.

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librarianwardrobe:

Are you aware of ALA’s Code of Conduct? It exists to provide ALA conference attendees with a “harassment-free environment for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, physical appearance, ethnicity, religion or other group identity.”

Have you been harassed, sexually or otherwise, at a conference? Experienced transphobia or homophobia or ableism? Felt unsafe? Experienced unwanted physical contact? Received fatphobic comments? Been stalked, either physically or virtually? Have you witnessed any of the previous situations? OR, have you only had pleasant conference experiences?

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ajacquelineofalltrades:

I’m not an artist, but I have more than a few friends who are, so I thought this might be a good thing to post. 

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totallyfubar:

I have a physics textbook from before the electron was discovered and they just sound so frustrated it’s hilarious

"… a transfer of something of which electrification is the external evidence.”

LOL.

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