“Sir, I exist!”
“However,” replied the universe,
“The fact has not created in me
A sense of obligation.””
friends sign this, u can make a difference
…of course signatures are slowing down, it has double what it needs to be brought forth…now you just have to leave it to a room full of conservative white dudes to decide whether or not it’s a good idea to do something about it or not
The ‘signatures still needed’ field isn’t independent from the total number of signatures, just to correct you here. A petition needs 100,000 signatures to get an official response from the President (used to be 10k until some assholes flooded it with joke petitions that reached the signature total). The signatures still needed field is just 100k - signatures already acquired.
So the petition is still about 30k people short of par. And while I was dragging my heels on this one, it is worth reminding anyone interested that this website does NOT require you to be a US citizen to register, just fake a ZIP code and you’re golden.
Alyssa first writes a procedure for adding complex numbers to ordinary numbers and installs this in the house of the Rechabites
the argument that “fake nerd girls” exist at all, and are “doing it for attention”, demonstrates perfectly that the people who say this shit have no actual experience with how fucking difficult it is to get men to leave you the fuck alone
i dont spend four weeks painstakingly assembling a screen-perfect replica of a beloved character in order to be chased around, groped and hit on by perverts at my local anime con—i make and wear the costume despite them.
do you know how many times i’ve gone to a convention or driven my car to the grocery store or attended a class wearing something other than a Powergirl cosplay and been subject to uncomfortably high levels of male attention?
the answer is: every time