Activism, A Time For Collaboration & A Time for Confrontation. Judith Newman, I Am That Confrontation. Signed, #AutisticMom | #middlefinger2stigma #boycotttosiri

https://twitter.com/BadassActivist/status/940313709813022720 Just to note, AmericanBadassActivists has upgraded to punk rock activism, top-shelf.  #middlefinger2stigma #boycotttosiri@judithn111 We are worthy of better than you to define the actually autistic community conversation, support and help. Step Off. signed, #AutisticMom

From Burden to Badass | Eve Reiland

 Published originally APRIL 10, 2016 on my personal blog, Quirkybirdwords.com. My body was a coffin after the onset of Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures*, a mental condition, in 2010. It was a living breathing container for a dead person walking. Consciousness came with unending electric pain zapping through my limbs, back, head and left me exhausted and unable to … Continue reading From Burden to Badass | Eve Reiland

A Downtown Fresno Dream for Independent-Assisted Living For Those Living With Mental Illness

I have a dream of assisted living lofts downtown in a community setting for people living with mental illness. This would be for folks, like me and my peers, needing some support for independence and support their doing so -- and put us in a community where we can become advocates and participate more in … Continue reading A Downtown Fresno Dream for Independent-Assisted Living For Those Living With Mental Illness

‘Glee’s’ Lauren Potter speaks out against bullying

By Genevieve Hinson, MotherOfConfusion/Eve Hinson Quirkybirdwords.com. (originally pub'd Mar 22nd 2011) Glee’s Lauren Potter wants you to end the use of the “R” word. Recently Potter, who is known as Becky Jackson on the show – Sue Sylvester’s (Jane Lynch) assistant cheerleader — stepped into a brighter spotlight as an ambassador to help those with special needs with … Continue reading ‘Glee’s’ Lauren Potter speaks out against bullying

TheMighty.com: Energy Drink 51Fifty Under Fire for Stigmatizing Mental Illness

Energy drink @51FiftyEnergy under fire for stigmatizing mental illness https://t.co/ioSnX5bRe5 — The Mighty (@TheMightySite) March 28, 2016   TheMighty.com writes about 51 Fifty Energy Drink being under fire for stigmatizing mental illness. If you've not heard of TheMighty.com -- they are an incredible site with the slogan, "We face disability, disease and mental illness together." … Continue reading TheMighty.com: Energy Drink 51Fifty Under Fire for Stigmatizing Mental Illness