Elan Morgan is a writer and web designer who works from Elan.Works, a designer and editor at GenderAvenger, and a speaker who has spoken across North America. They believe in and work to grow both personal and professional quality, genuine community, and meaningful content online.

10 Things I Liked Enough to Show You: 14–20 May 2016

10 Things I Liked Enough to Show You: 14–20 May 2016

Yes, Onion really does sit like this. Also, yes, my floor is an awful mess.

Yes, Onion really does sit like this. Also, yes, my floor is an awful mess.

  1. I want a Wikkelhouse in a secret location for writing and hiding out.
  2. If you haven't watched Prince stalking jockeys in Africa, your life is incomplete.
  3. Canada's treatment of foreign migrant workers is deplorable.
  4. "If the greatest trick of the devil was to persuade us that the devil does not exist; then maybe the greatest trick of capitalism is to gull us into imaging that there is nothing but capitalism." —McKenzie Wark, "The Sublime Language of My Century", Public Seminar
  5. Maria Popova has some great things to say about fighting cynicism and embracing hope.
  6. Gender reveal parties equate sex with gender (they're not at all the same thing) and are one of the reasons why we can't have nice things.
  7. Twitter will stop counting links and photos against the 140-character limit!
  8. New York's mass graves are full of incredible and heartbreaking stories.
  9. Trans men confirm the rampant sexism against women in our culture.
  10. Algorithms cannot be built and manipulated without human bias, even though Facebook tries to make it sound otherwise.
141/365: Cheesecake Heals

141/365: Cheesecake Heals

Dear Fellow Word Nerds: What Word = Empathy + Consideration?

Dear Fellow Word Nerds: What Word = Empathy + Consideration?