With Weird Pride Day coming up on the 4th of March, I have been considering the way I embody my identity, and how I can use my Self-expression to reclaimContinue reading “Defining and emancipating weirdness: A reflection for Weird Pride”
Category Archives: Society
Bigots keep trying to tell us the meaning of words, I have bad news for them
I have repeatedly seen bigots use the “correct” meaning of words in order to try and invalidate and oppress minority groups. An immediate example is the use of singular “they/them”Continue reading “Bigots keep trying to tell us the meaning of words, I have bad news for them”
BBC’s “Inside our Autistic Minds” documentary has some awful resources online
To put this in context, you can visit the Open University web page where these resources are housed here. Many people are talking about the BBC’s latest documentary on autismContinue reading “BBC’s “Inside our Autistic Minds” documentary has some awful resources online”
The infantilisation of Autistic people and the future of our blossoming culture
I would be lying if I said I was not somewhat inspired by the fact that it is Valentine’s day today. It’s a day that gets mixed responses from theContinue reading “The infantilisation of Autistic people and the future of our blossoming culture”
Mental health and the diagnostic process: A neurofuturist perspective
As I discussed in my recent article about co-occurring conditions, the diagnostic process in psychiatry is inherently flawed on the basis that we have failed to find any meaningful relationshipContinue reading “Mental health and the diagnostic process: A neurofuturist perspective”
Neurodivergence and Normality: The meaning of words
“I understand now that boundaries between noise and sound are conventions. All boundaries are conventions, waiting to be transcended. One may transcend any convention if only one can first conceiveContinue reading “Neurodivergence and Normality: The meaning of words”
Latest updates on my books!
It’s been a hectic time since I published my first book at the beginning of November 2022. I have worked hard to get The New Normal: Autistic musings on theContinue reading “Latest updates on my books!”
Neuroqueer theory and the liberation from Self-Interest
Neuroqueer theory liberates Neurodivergent people on many levels. It allows us to explore the topography of the Self with startling attention to detail, and to embody our discovery of theContinue reading “Neuroqueer theory and the liberation from Self-Interest”
Creating Autistic Suffering: Is there a role for social care in the lives of disabled children?
This article was co-authored by David Gray-Hammond and Tanya Adkin The NHS defines the role of social care as being; “…about providing physical, emotional and social support to help peopleContinue reading “Creating Autistic Suffering: Is there a role for social care in the lives of disabled children?”
Neuroqueering religion and the liberation of human spirituality
When considering normative violence and the oppression of marginalised people, there are no greater perpetrators than the Christian Church. Allow me to put this in perspective. My mother is aContinue reading “Neuroqueering religion and the liberation of human spirituality”
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