We're All Golden Sunflowers Inside

Inquiries, Comments, and Sundries   Poetry, Musings, and the Like   Digitized Semblances   Melodic Challenges   Videographed Ramblings   

An amalgamate of words, sounds, and phrases, offering a brief glimpse into that cis, queer, feminist, white, social worker Jew known as Annie.

twitter.com/LilMissAnno:

    Not really surprised about the fact my state,  Utah, is one of the paler sections on this graph.  ::sigh::
beingblog:

Excellent Infographic Breaks Down Gay Rights in U.S. by State and Region
by Trent Gilliss, senior editor
The coolest part about The Guardian’s dynamic graphic on gay rights in the United States may be its Facebook integration. The infographic illustrates the level of rights — from adoption and schools to same-sex marriage and employment — granted by each of the 50 states, grouped by region, and then proportionally breaks it down by the states in which your Facebook friends live.
Interestingly enough, this matters. The reconfigured breakdown is more relevant to one’s life because it personalizes the issues to a degree, giving one a sense that these issues matter differently depending on where many of the people you care about now live. (Mine’s heavily weighted with North Dakotans and Minnesotans considering I’m a Midwestern boy, but who knew I had friends in four-fifths of the country.)
A small quibble, though. The circular shape of the graphic inherently weights the importance of an issue depending upon which concentric circle it occupies. In this case, the more proximate the issue type is to the circle’s center, the less area it takes up and, therefore I wonder, seems less important. One way to balance this might have been to assign bolder, more aggressive colors to the more interior circles: schools might be assigned the red now designated for marriage and marriage be assigned that Columbia blue.

    Not really surprised about the fact my state,  Utah, is one of the paler sections on this graph.  ::sigh::

    beingblog:

    Excellent Infographic Breaks Down Gay Rights in U.S. by State and Region

    by Trent Gilliss, senior editor

    The coolest part about The Guardian’s dynamic graphic on gay rights in the United States may be its Facebook integration. The infographic illustrates the level of rights — from adoption and schools to same-sex marriage and employment — granted by each of the 50 states, grouped by region, and then proportionally breaks it down by the states in which your Facebook friends live.

    Interestingly enough, this matters. The reconfigured breakdown is more relevant to one’s life because it personalizes the issues to a degree, giving one a sense that these issues matter differently depending on where many of the people you care about now live. (Mine’s heavily weighted with North Dakotans and Minnesotans considering I’m a Midwestern boy, but who knew I had friends in four-fifths of the country.)

    A small quibble, though. The circular shape of the graphic inherently weights the importance of an issue depending upon which concentric circle it occupies. In this case, the more proximate the issue type is to the circle’s center, the less area it takes up and, therefore I wonder, seems less important. One way to balance this might have been to assign bolder, more aggressive colors to the more interior circles: schools might be assigned the red now designated for marriage and marriage be assigned that Columbia blue.

    — 2 years ago with 76 notes
    #lgbt  #lgbtq  #lgbt rights  #lgbtq rights  #lesbian  #gay  #bi  #trans  #utah  #gay rights 
    1. crazyhamsterlady reblogged this from fuckyeahilikechicks
    2. hippyhugger18 reblogged this from fuckyeahilikechicks
    3. sherlock-my-impossible-doctor reblogged this from affictionatedreams
    4. thisgirlhasatumblr reblogged this from fuckyeahilikechicks
    5. bing-aling reblogged this from the-second-tuesday
    6. affictionatedreams reblogged this from the-second-tuesday
    7. muchtoolateformanners reblogged this from fuckyeahilikechicks
    8. sailorboy270 reblogged this from simplifyshayne
    9. our-scars-make-us-beautiful reblogged this from fuckyeahilikechicks
    10. rebel-wanderer reblogged this from fuckyeahilikechicks
    11. fuckyeahilikechicks reblogged this from simplifyshayne
    12. simplifyshayne reblogged this from beingblog
    13. biting-brice reblogged this from fuckingscreaming
    14. k-urb reblogged this from fuckinggclassy
    15. fuckinggclassy reblogged this from fuckingscreaming
    16. zelawela reblogged this from fuckingscreaming
    17. oh-im-radioactive reblogged this from fuckingscreaming
    18. fuckingscreaming reblogged this from beingblog
    19. and-thatswhyiloveyou reblogged this from triisaratops
    20. triisaratops reblogged this from imasuperlame
    21. mayhugh reblogged this from beingblog and added:
      Gay Rights in U.S. by State and Region by Trent Gilliss, senior editor The coolest part about The Guardian’s dynamic...
    22. itzlucas reblogged this from floatingmochii
    23. floatingmochii reblogged this from beingblog
    24. imasuperlame reblogged this from beingblog
    25. lilmissanno reblogged this from beingblog and added:
      Not really surprised about the fact my state, Utah, is one of the paler sections on this graph. ::sigh::
    26. wildlywon reblogged this from beingblog