Un-Boxed Brain

You cannot liberate one group by oppressing another

[CN: Ableist slurs] There has been a lot of rubbish on social media over the past week which really can be summarised as you can’t oppress one group while liberating another. Things I’ve read: “Bigots are stupid.” Really? Bigotry is not the equivalent of people with intellectual disabilities. Stupid is an ableist word. Don’t stigmatise …

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Think before you tag

Autistic activists do a lot of stuff, including fighting for change, on social media. Personally, it’s where I’m most comfortable because I communicate best in writing. Of course, there are times when we need to take the fight offline. We do that too, but a lot of it is online – often in the comments …

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