Just over a year ago, I posted my very first post on this blog. The subject matter that I chose was chosen very, very deliberately. I wanted to start with an explanation as to why my tagline is ‘one Autistic person blogging about things in their head’ instead of ‘one person with autism…’Details
by Seren Guinness [CN: gender bashing; ableist language; mention of Orlando shooting] So today I got banned from Facebook for violating community standards. My crime? Reporting, commenting on and asking others to report a meme posted by the page ‘Shiny and cool and many more pleasing adjectives describing our memes etc’Details
I’m a day late in writing this for Autistic Pride if I go by Australian time, but for the rest of the world, I’m right on time.
As most people know, Autistic people have carved out small pieces of the internet to create our own spaces which are exclusively for Autistic people.
I’ve written a couple of things about gender, and both times, people have expressed interest in hearing more.
I have mixed feelings about that. On one hand, I’m quite happy to speak openly about my gender being outside of the socially constructed binary of man and woman…