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Autistic Moments: Autistics Should Be Sterilized

Originally posted on Some Girl with a Braid:
Recently, I encountered an ‘Autism Mom’ who wrote that she thinks her son shouldn’t be allowed to reproduce. She uses these words: “I am still deeply worried about the idea that he could get someone pregnant and yet could never be a real father – which is…

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16 MUST SEE Memes That Nail What It’s Like To Have an “Autism Parent”

Originally posted on Parenting Autistic Children With Love & Acceptance:
Image: A small child with blonde hair and a confused expression on their face is buckled into a car seat.  White text reads: “When your autism parents get pissy with an autistic adult because they are not exactly like you even though you are only…

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An Autism Pledge And Minimalist Personal Cards

Originally posted on aspiblog:
INTRODUCTION Just a quick post to keep things rolling… AN AUTISM PLEDGE This, courtesy of Eve Reiland at AmericanBadassActivists,  is #TheAutisticUnion Pledge: Every individual pledge has been published on this site, including as of yesterday mine. Mine has also been reblogged on FireBrightStarSoul for which many thanks. I reproduce it below…

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To Judith With Love…or maybe not.

Originally posted on autisticzebra:
Dear Judith, I know you won’t mind me writing about you without asking you, or even telling you, beforehand. You’ve made it perfectly clear that that’s a fine thing to do. Maybe one of your supporters will tell you and you’ll get a nice surprise. And I’m sorry I won’t be…

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Autistic Bees

Originally posted on An Intense World:
Yes, you read that title right. Researchers looking to prove the sociobiological theories of E. O. Wilson that social behaviors have a deep genetic source have found that socially unresponsive bees have genetic similarities to autistic human beings. Most notably, there were similarities in GABA receptors, voltage-gated ion channels,…

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“It’s Okay To Be White?”

Originally posted on THEQUIRKYECCENTRIC:
? Apparently, It’s Okay To Be Delusional Too I’m just trying to figure out when has it NOT been okay to be white? The premise for assertions white Americans are suffering oppression doesn’t exist. On average, white Americans continue to be the recipients of better income, personal wealth reserves, health, health…