Why It Took Me So Long To Figure Out (And Accept) Who I Am

TW/CN: ableism; abuse; biphobia, transphobia; suicidal ideation/attempts; self-harm, religion I always knew that I was different. Not just because my neurodivergence, but because of my queerness too. Age 4: Noises that others didn’t care about really used to bother me, like toilets flushing and airplanes flying in the sky at night. I also had trouble … Continue reading Why It Took Me So Long To Figure Out (And Accept) Who I Am

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Please Stop Saying That Bigots Are “Mentally Ill”

Content warning: uncensored ableist and racist slurs, mention of electroshock therapy, Judge Rotenberg Center  All the time, I hear people say that racists, misogynists, ableists, queerphobes and other bigots are "mentally ill".  Some even call them "crazy", "psycho" or "nuts", which is ableist and sanist in itself. I also hear people say that Donald Trump … Continue reading Please Stop Saying That Bigots Are “Mentally Ill”