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Becoming Trans: Transgender Identity In The Middle Ages

Non-binary identities don’t belong to the modern age — we’ve had them for centuries. Source: Becoming Trans: Transgender Identity In The Middle Ages

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Divergent News

Songs for the #AutisticRevolution | Share your fave in comments. #AutisticsRise

Tracy sings what’s in my heart — and inspires me to stay strong. What Revolution songs keep you inspired? Please share in the comments below and ignite the community solidarity spirit. ❤ ❤ ❤

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Advocates & Activists Parenting

Âûtistic News Feed | Autism Moms Balk At #AutisticMomsRise campaign to Stop Autistic Child Abuse

TW: Autistic Abuse, AutismMomsTM, 😦 #autisticmomsrise #actuallyautistic #redinstead #lightitupgold#autisticandproud 8 Comments Comments Laura Penny Neil So where’s their kids in this? Do they speak for them or do they help communicate their kids views? Doesn’t matter if they’re non-verbal or not, they still have a an opinion. Manage LikeShow more reactions  · Reply · Message · 6h · Edited Joy Azad I’m an Autism Mom, just because I’m […]

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Advocates & Activists Culture & Community

Autistic Activist: I Now Openly Tell People I’m Autistic, because I’m Proud

I now openly tell people I’m autistic because I’m proud. All of you have helped me accomplish that🙌🏻Today I told my neighbor who replied: don’t worry, we all have something wrong with us😡My response: I don’t have anything wrong with me. 💪🏼☺️ #actuallyautistic — Mary (@marydaisydinkel) March 5, 2018  I now openly tell people I’m […]

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#AutisticMomsRise Activist: Saying you grieve for a child who’s heart still beats is abusive.

Saying you grieve for a child who's heart still beats is abusive.Saying you wish God would fix them is abusive.Using unproven therapies is abusive.Restricting diet for no reason is abusive.Using ABA is abusive.Shutting down Autistics is abusive. — A.I.M – Autistic Inclusive Meets (@AIMautistic) March 9, 2018 Saying you grieve for a child who’s heart […]

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Autistic Activist | I was an Institutionalized, Labeled Low Functioning, Non-verbal Autistic Child: Achieved Independent Living At 35.

All that time, I was told I was too low-functioning to be allowed to have an opinion about my prospects, what I could or could not do, I was told that treatment was wasted on me. There were people with real prospects who could make better use of the resources. — Dr. Elena Âû Chandler, […]

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Autistic Activist: Psychiatrist Gets Challenged for Autistic “Genetic Mess” speech

https://twitter.com/ShonaDav/status/972527227400318976 Everyone RT. TW for first half, apparently we are a genetic mess and stuck developmentally as 2 year olds But in second half the psychiatrist gets challenged to lots of applause. This is why we need #actuallyautistic people at conferences. We need to know what is said. Read full thread and hear the speech […]