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TikTok removes #autismchallenge from platform amid backlash

In the challenge, users move and make facial expressions that appear to mock individuals with disabilities. Source: TikTok removes #autismchallenge from platform amid backlash The latest challenge to gain attention on the popular TikTok app is drawing anger and frustration from the autism community and beyond. Videos marked with the hashtag #autismchallenge gained attention earlier […]

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While @WilliamShatner Rages Against Autistic People on Twitter … @AutismSpeaks Pushes Lipservice & BS With #KindnessCounts

While @WilliamShatner rages on Twitter (he’s an Autism Speaks spokesperson), against Autistic people, Autistic culture and the Autistic civil rights movement — A$ is spilling out the #kindnesscounts lipservice bullshittery. Nothing new here folks – other than A$ co-opted Autistic civil and human rights movement, and one that’s AGAINST THEM, into their new REBRANDED MARKETING of themselves included the […]

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Melania Trump’s indefensible defense of her bully husband – The Washington Post

Is this really the “best” we can be? Source: Melania Trump’s indefensible defense of her bully husband – The Washington Post

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As Seen On Facebook | Message Received | Eve Reiland

Amy Russo Âû LOL, “harassing you”. Typical narcissist attitude. When someone stands up to bullies like you, you play the victim. “Mommyyy, they’re ‘harassing’ me!!!”1 Amanda Seigler Ok making a meme to patent my insult Eve Reiland broflakes, best evah. ty for teaching me that one. forever captain ableist broflakes1 Amy Russo Âû It’s genius 🤣 Jules Edwards He cares so […]

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What Should You Do When Your Favorite Celebrity Gets Autism Wrong? – Pacific Standard | Circa June 2017

Talking (and tweeting) with Kim Rhodes and William Shatner about learning to be an autism ally. By David M. Perry Kim Rhodes. (Photo: The CW) Kim Rhodes’ voice   Kim Rhodes’ voice crackles with static as she calls me from her car. The actress, best known for her recurring role in the long-running show Supernatural, promises me […]

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William Shatner Doubles Down on Lighting it Up Blue | NOS Magazine | Circa April 2017

In Joel and Ethan Coen’s “Barton Fink,” there’s a scene where the title character (John Turturro), a pretentious playwright who’s moved to Hollywood, meets his new neighbor Charlie (John Goodman), … Source: William Shatner Doubles Down on Lighting it Up Blue | NOS Magazine

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Why Does William Shatner Bully Autistic People?

Why Does William Shatner Bully Autistic People? Why does William Shatner bully and argue with Autistic youth and adults our actual needs for healthcare and support? #TheShatnerBlock #ShatnerBlockedAndProud #actuallyautistic#LightItUpGold #Redinstead Autism Speaks++++++++++++++++++++++ Amanda Seigler Emma Dalmayne John Greally Kieran Rose Christa Holmans Robert Gehrman Âû Maqqi Mucoi Amolngatti Âû Fiona ClarkeLuciane Hatadani Âû The Autistic Cooperative The Autistic Cooperative We are 30K + strong – and with our […]