People on the Autism Spectrum Are Boycotting ‘To Siri With Love’ | Yahoo!

Judith Newman’s memoir “To Siri With Love” is under fire for its excerpt about getting medical power of attorney to get her son a vasectomy.


The boycott was started on Thursday by Amythest Schaber, an autistic person who makes Youtube videos and was described in Newman’s book as a “manic pixie dream girl” without consent. The Mighty reached out to Schaber, who declined to comment.

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People in the autism community have rallied around Shaber in support of the boycott, criticizing Newman’s views and portrayal of autistic people. . . . Read full story


Source: People on the Autism Spectrum Are Boycotting ‘To Siri With Love’

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