This is Bindi. I am training her to be my service dog, but I desperately need help with the costs.
Followers and IRL friends may know that I have struggled with physical and mental illness in some way or another most of my life, and its gotten really bad the last 5 years. Im a lot better than I was in 2012, when it was worst, but Im still incredibly limited and my doctors would consider me ‘not-functional’ from an employment and such perspective. I often drop out of uni because of these issues and I am sick of it. These issues have held me back so much and as hard as I work to get on with my life, im still hugely affected in my daytoday life and just watching my friends graduate and move on with their lives while im held back.
While Im no longer in and out of hospital all the time, im still far from living a happy and functional life. Im limited to where and when I can go places and do things, and every task is hugely draining both physically and emotionally. My current living situation is somewhat abusive and I dont have the ability to work at the moment. With a service dog I hope to change that. I hate living like this. I promise to pay these favours forward in the future in any way possible. But I cant do that if I stay stuck in this situation.
This is why I am training Bindi, who I fostered and now am adopting as my service dog.
An owner trained service dog is better bonded with its handler, but still may need some professional training. I need help with these and other costs such as registration, equipment, vet check and more. I cannot afford these things that I need to get her to the point of being a fully trained service dog by myself. Please follow the link below to help us. I need this if I ever want to stop being stuck and move forwards with my life.
Follow the link to contribute to our campaign
If you cant afford to help please reblog. Maybe one of your followers can. Or maybe they know someone who can.
You can help in more ways than just money.
Contact me through the site and pledge equipment/future money/training resources/books.
Anything and Everything could help
Please dont just sit there and think someone else will do it. Someone else will help.
Any funds/resources beyond what I need will be donated to the rescue organisation I got Bindi from.
While it is true that gender and sex are different things, and that gender is indeed a social construct, sex isn’t the Ultimate Biological Reality that transphobes make it out to be. There’s nothing intrinsically male about XY chromosomes, testosterone, body hair, muscle mass or penises. If an alien civilization found earth, they wouldn’t look at a person with a penis and say “Oh, that must be a male, sex based on genitalia is the One Universal Constant.” Sex, like gender, is indeed socially constructed and can be changed.
If sex isn’t the All Mighty Binary Universal Constant that some people think it is, why do they place so much importance on it? The easy answer is that it gives them an excuse to misgender and exclude trans people, and specifically trans women. They can pretend they’re just standing up for science, but they’re really just saying that trans women aren’t fully women and that trans men aren’t fully men. People need to start learning about what sex really is and what social constructs really are. People need to stop misusing biology and spreading ignorance and misunderstanding. People need to stop looking for excuses for their anti-trans bigotry. All of this needs to stop and it needs to stop now.
wow, that is pretty much exactly how an excellent date goes with a cis person. cis people, this is how to do it - you don’t need to know everything, just be cool. also…
this is so important.
Tw: for those who have troubles with perceptions (not sure how to correctly say that, so if there is the slightest chance that applies to you, please stop reading now)
I feel so out of touch with reality atm. I don’t trust my perceptions of what’s going on. I don’t trust myself to know what I want. And that terrifies me. I also think I have been dissociating a lot lately, which isn’t good.