While reading this brilliant and informative article, Destroying the “Lack of Empathy” Myth in the Wake of Bleach Enemas & Autistic Abuse, I was reminded of the many times in my life that I wanted to “cure my
Autistic people, adults and children, are infantilized, gaslighted, and manipulated regularly by society– individuals and institutions.
Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation that seeks to sow seeds of doubt in a targeted individual or in members of a targeted
I went on my first date when I was about twenty. I know. I’m too cute to be such a late bloomer. I’m autistic. I also have anxiety, selective mutism, PTSD, and ADHD. I thought my first date would be
Editor’s note: this article contains mentions of domestic abuse and alcoholism. Please read at your own discretion.
Every time I cry or even laugh, people act surprised. As if they’re surprised I have feelings. I’m perhaps even more surprised