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Irons in the Fire – Eclectic Autistic

I have a lot of irons in the fire right now. I’m technically on summer vacation from school, but work has been busy, and I am trying to use the summer to get ready to take the GRE and finish up the… Source: Irons in the Fire – Eclectic Autistic

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Alt Hero Arrives and it is Good | Matthew Hopkins – The Witchfinder General

Vox Day’s eagerly awaited crowdfunded comic has finally made its debut with Issue 1 – Crackdown and it is a promising start. Alt-Hero was offered to […] Source: Alt Hero Arrives and it is Good | Matthew Hopkins – The Witchfinder General

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Activism and Self-advocacy in the Autistic Rights Movement – Semiotic Spectrumite

By Elena Âû Chandler , Badass Contributor In 1997, in Eugene Oregon, the city council approved a plan to cut down a historic heritage tree in order to make room for a parking lot. On the night before the tree was to be cut down, eleven environmental activists climbed the tree in an effort to save it. […]

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Watch the New Trailer for Worlds of Ursula K Le Guin, the First Feature Film on the Pioneering Sci-Fi Author | Open Culture

On June 10th, at the Sheffield Doc/Fest in England, director Arwen Curry will premiere Worlds of Ursula K Le Guin, the first feature film about the groundbreaking science fiction writer. Source: Watch the New Trailer for Worlds of Ursula K Le Guin, the First Feature Film on the Pioneering Sci-Fi Author | Open Culture

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Bailing Out Black Mamas Means Bailing Out Trans People – Rewire.News

Southerners on New Ground hopes that the organizing strategies it is developing in partnership with the Transgender Law Center will provide guidance to other organizations in the bailout coalition that are also facing difficulties finding trans and gender-nonconforming folks to bail out. Source: Bailing Out Black Mamas Means Bailing Out Trans People – Rewire.News

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People With Disabilities Are ‘Severely Underrepresented in Elected Office.’ These Candidates Hope to Change That. – Rewire.News

Several candidates were quick to point out that running a successful campaign can be very challenging, especially for people with disabilities and others from marginalized communities. Source: People With Disabilities Are ‘Severely Underrepresented in Elected Office.’ These Candidates Hope to Change That. – Rewire.News

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State Lawmakers Could Make Obamacare Free for Most—If They Want – Rewire.News

“It would be a tactical and moral mistake for Democrats to not use to expand coverage as much as possible.” Source: State Lawmakers Could Make Obamacare Free for Most—If They Want – Rewire.News