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This article looks at neuroqueer theory and the Autistic embodiment of gender. It considers how one might construct their gender, and how being Autistic queers our ideas of gender.
This article was Co-Authored by David Gray-Hammond, Katie Munday, and Tanya Adkin The emergence and popularisation of Neuroqueer theory in the contemporary disability rights discourse and Autistic rights movement representsContinue reading “Neuroqueer: An introduction to theory”
As you may have noticed from my most recent blog post, I am somewhat down a rabbit hole at the moment. In my previous article I discussed Zeno’s paradox ofContinue reading “More on Zeno’s Paradoxes and the issues with Autistic to non-Autistic communication”
This was inspired by the book “Authoring Autism: On Rhetoric and Neurological Queerness” by Remi Yergeau. The double empathy problem, so named, is the title given to the seeming appearanceContinue reading “The Zeno paradox of autism: Is this the root of the double empathy problem?”
Today I am 6 years sober from addiction. During those six years I have learnt many lessons, but in this reflection I would like to consider something that has playedContinue reading “Addiction advocacy and the inspiration paradox: A reflection at 6 years sober”
By Katie Munday (They / them) – Autistic academic, activist and advocate. There have been too many moments in my life where people have non-disabled-splained to me how to talkContinue reading “‘Disabled’ is not a dirty word”
Functioning labels have long been hated in the Autistic community. Not only are they wildly inaccurate, but they do not take the dynamic nature of our disability into account. DespiteContinue reading “Functioning labels, subgroups, neuronormativity, and capitalism”
This article was co-authored by David Gray-Hammond and Tanya Adkin Trigger Warning: This article contains strong language and discussions of fabricated or induced illness, ableism, discrimination, bigotry, child abuse, medicalContinue reading “Creating Autistic Suffering: Fabricated or Induced Illness, state sanctioned bullying”
We’ve seen it happen countless times in recent years. A person from a marginalised demographic (usually BIPOC, disabled, or a combination of the two) is murdered by a figure ofContinue reading “Marginalisation, discrimination, and the fear of being a hashtag”