At Equestria LA 2017 (the last one :-( ), I won the charity auction for the set of rare =PixelKitties (https://www.deviantart.com/pixelkitties) art prints! (How rare? Only TWO of each print exist in this size!)
This was a bit unusual, since I was also the person who printed that art in the first place. (But hey, at least I can vouch for the fantastic print quality!)
The auction went for only $180, which was WAY too low. So, I framed three of the pieces and put 'em up on eBay, and 50% of each sale goes to the Hispanic Federation's UNIDOS fund for Puerto Rico relief (the same fund that The Old Grey Mare's recent Puerto Rico/Las Vegas charity effort benefited). (The remaining 9 p
This auction, being conducted through The Old Grey Mare, was for a commission from the one-and-only PixelKitties (https://www.deviantart.com/pixelkitties)!
You know her art, and you know how epic she is. (And if you aren't following her Twitter, you really should be!)
This auction conducted bidding on a commission from PixelKitties for an autograph - style card of the OC[s] of the winner's choice, up to two characters. (Nothing NSFW, sorry!)
The winner could choose the theme, background, and so on.
(The image at the top of this post provides examples of PixelKitties's autograph cards from the past.)
Winning bidder was required to (and did!) donate the amount of their bid
I am transsexual. Today, people like myself are under attack in the United States by the Republican Party. Shamefully, innocent children are suffering the first strikes. This is both illogical and outright cruel; here's an excellent and compassionate response from a support group for transgender kids and their families in the UK.
Transgender children were used as the GOP's first line of attack. Transgender adults are clearly next. (EDIT: Since the time this piece was written, Trump has, in fact, tried to ban trans people from the US military.) "Bathroom bills" forcing people like myself to use the restroom of our birth sex (some regardless o