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Remember #BoycottToSiri? | To Siri With Love – RationalWiki

  “”Gus, Henry, if you guys ever read this… Jesus Christ I’m so sorry your mother is like this. It’s not normal. It’s not right, and there is nothing wrong with you. —Kaelan Rhywiol, autistic author[1] To Siri With Love by Judith Newman tells the story of how she wants to sterilize her autistic son and likes to laugh at […]

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Judith Newman, How Do You Like Me Now? | Eve Reiland #boycotttosiri

Dear Judith, Remember when you were throwing shade at one of my people? You noted that you could’ve brought Amythest’s work to a wider audience. After a few days, I see that you actually have. So thank you for that. Judith Newman your book is the Autistic’s #Stonewall. Thank you for that too. Just overnight, […]

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An Actually Autistic Review of “To Siri with Love”

Originally posted on Ryan Boren:
https://twitter.com/rboren/status/936694481746890752 https://twitter.com/KaelanRhy/status/936307207968137216 I’m an autistic parent of autistic kids. I feel sorry for Gus, not because he is autistic, but because his primary caregiver is a dangerous and poisonous person who dehumanizes and demeans him. This book is deeply ableist and eugenicist. It is full of ableism and emotional abuse. It…

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BadApple Book | To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and The Kindness of Machines (aka #boycottthisshit)

  “To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, And The Kindness of Machines” is a BadApple Book and on the Autistic #Boycott list. The story written by a Neurotypical mother of an Autistic Son promotes values that are harmful, and not supportive of Autistics. Demeaning, dehumanizing language was used in this book, and […]