When Accessibility gets Labeled Wasteful

Originally posted on crippledscholar:
So there’s a debate going on, on Twitter right now between disabled people and people who either claim to care about the environment and or just want to complain about “lazy people” The tweet that started it all Image Description: tweet with a picture of peeled oranges in plastic containers on…

The 2015 WordPress.com Year In Review!

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
Here’s an incredible fact: together, you published more than 660 million posts on WordPress.com in 2015, and made more than 655 million comments. That’s a whole lot of joy, laughter, tears, insight, and thoughtfulness. And it’s just one part of a huge global community of people — WordPress now powers more than 25%…

Why Don’t Queer Butch Women Exist in Games?

Source: Why Don’t Queer Butch Women Exist in Games? Where is there this mystical butch bisexual or lesbian woman in video games that has perpetuated a stereotype? Where are there queer butch women at all? The absence of these types of women is not a testament to the gaming industry being uncharacteristically sensitive to queer stereotypes, it’s […]

New Themes: Baskerville and Edda

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
Happy Theme Thursday! Today I’m excited?to introduce two new?free themes to our collection. Baskerville Baskerville was designed by?Anders Norén, and it displays?writing, photos, and videos?in?a dynamic, grid-based layout. It features unique layouts for different post formats, to make different kinds of content pop. Baskerville’s design adapts to any screen…

#LoveWins! LGBTQ Bloggers Make Their Voices Heard

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
You might have noticed the rainbow banner across the top of WordPress.com over the weekend — our way of marking Pride month, celebrated by cities across the globe in June, as well as the US Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across all states. (The United States now joins 20 other countries, including my…