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Katrina Stovold
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It is time we all had 'the talk'.
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Question for +BioWare: who gets the "bloody" version and who gets the f-bomb version of this trailer? I've seen both. But more importantly, will there be a "fecking" version for Ireland?

Inquisitor: "Ah, sure, like. We fix the feckin' world and it's still not good enough for those c***s in the Dáil. Feck it. I'm off to the Hanged Man, like."

#dragonage   #gaming   #pax   #ireland  
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What the hell, +Macklemore & Ryan Lewis? With Same Love, I thought you got that gender equality mattered. Why are all the women eye candy or big and sassy black women? So sexist. And playing into racial stereotypes, too. I am so, so disappointed.

#sexism   #racism   #feminism  
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Allied Progress: the continuing battle with self and others against bias #privilege #blacklivesmatter
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Had a bit of a back and forth with a former classmate and work colleague on Facebook about cultural appropriation. It's one of the biggest issues I am struggling with on this journey of awareness, intersectionality, privilege, and equality. 
Had a bit of a back and forth with a former classmate and work colleague on Facebook about cultural appropriation. It's one of the biggest issues I am struggling with on this journey of awareness, ...
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Just like an Egyptian.

I can only think of one song that's fitting for this gif.
The Bangles ~ "Walk Like an Egyptian"  ►https://youtu.be/Cv6tuzHUuuk
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Entirely inspired by Charlie Brown's Christmas :0) Thats a keeper.
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MA thesis done. There would normally be an exclamation point after a statement like that, but I'm too tired. Imagine me cheering and doing ridiculous 80's dance moves in celebration. ...there, that's the spirit.

Now off to take another nap. Wake me for Christmas dinner, k? Thanks.
Thank you for your interest in diversity in media production. This website is run by Katrina Stovold, a postgraduate student at University College Cork. You can read more about her on the Author page. Be sure to check out the Storify page for links to some great articles on feminism, diversity, and inclusion in digital… Continue Reading Welcome
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Originally posted on Brittany M. Plothow:I was in my freshman year of university, sitting in an entry level sociology course. My professor was a tiny Hobbit of a man, with a mop of white hair which stuck out in every possible direction. He would stumble…
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You need to check yourself, Macklemore. Your privilege is showing.

#racism   #sexism   #music   #macklemore   #equality  
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United States UNESCO World Heritage Sites are some of the best of the sites that American has to offer, here about all 23 from an experienced traveler.
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Some great stuff here about awareness, process, and the effects of conversation about race.

#awareness   #privilege   #race   #racism   #blacklivesmatter   #equality  
I've received quite a few comments on and offline since I shared  2 articles that were written (by a person of color) specifically for people who are white to foster anti-racist allyhood. In this n...
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ps: Relando has a G+ page - +Notes from an Aspiring Humanitarian (N.A.H.) 
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Some Sunday morning reading for you. Cheers!

#travel   #scotland   #history  
Scotland is full of tales both tall and true. Here are a couple about the Campbells and the MacDonalds in Glencoe.
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Former VFX technician, prior Marine, feminist, geek.
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Former VFX technician, prior Marine, feminist, geek. Current MA student at UCC. Sometimes travel blogger @tourabsurd. Academic tweets @questionsandtea. LinkedIn: http://t.co/7LkoSo9cm7

I'm a dual US/UK citizen who grew up entirely American (although I do like tea). Lived in Italy for 3 years, now living in Ireland. I wrote a travel / photo / humor blog for about 4 years before heading back to school to pursue postgraduate work. I've recently started playing Ingress, which is getting me out into the fresh air and keeping me active. Great, geekly fun!


Shenanigans: life's more fun when you're up to something. 
~ Unknown clever person

Travel industry people, please add my page instead of my profile: 
http://gplus.to/tourabsurd


Travel photography samples:
bit.ly/SkrlHX
Bragging rights
Trained horses, worked in visual effects, earned the title Marine, moved to Europe, camped on Mt. Etna, went on safari in Tanzania
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Other names
TourAbsurd, QuestionsAndTea
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TourAbsurd.com
Skills
shenanigans, geekery, goofiness, skirting skullduggery, punning, chortling, giving out with great guffaws
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  • TourAbsurd!
    Author, 2010 - present
    Website owner and author. I get to travel and take photos in between geeking out on the computer. Woohoo! http://www.tourabsurd.com