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On the Transgender Day of Remembrance, Remembering Why They’re Not Here

listofnow: It’s up to us, cis folks, to stop treating this like it’s not “our” issue. It’s up to us to stop making anti-trans jokes, to stop treating gender like a binary, to stop using anti-trans slurs, to stop defining gender by genitals and reproductive capacity, to stop misgendering with wrong names and pronouns, to … Continue reading On the Transgender Day of Remembrance, Remembering Why They’re Not Here

skysignal: Millions of monarch butterflies travel to ancestral winter roosts in Mexico’s shrinking mountain fir forests. Surfing winds from southern Canada and the northern U.S., they travel thousands of miles, taking directional cues from the sun. Photograph by Joel Sartore.

suitep: Parahawker Scott Mason watches his vulture Kevin while flying with a tandem client over the Himalayan foothills in Nepal. Parahawkers are falconry-trained paragliders who use birds of prey to locate thermals, which can propel their rigs to great heights, keeping them aloft for long periods.