July 19, 2022 wordcamp

Fellas, Is It Gay to Save the Planet? As we careen toward more possible human extinction, the association of environmentalism with femininity and homosexuality seems more and more absurd. And yet it persists! Stephen, a 23-year-old Canadian, is telling me about an otherwise uneventful opening shift at his job as a barista that turned ugly when serving a burly male customer. “We were chatting, and he asked why I had a bowl full of coffee grounds,” he explains. “I told him it was because we compost them.” At this point, Stephen says the man “freaked,” and his previously friendly demeanor…