Antisemitism, Discrimination, Queerphobia, Racism

The Bigotry that is JK Rowling

I was a teenager from Long Island taking the Long Island Railroad into Manhattan. From there I took the A C or E subway train to Greenwich Village in order to arrive to my program at Hebrew Union College. There was often a wait at Pennsylvannia Station on the way home on the Babylon line… Continue reading The Bigotry that is JK Rowling

Discrimination, Growing up undiagnosed, Queerphobia

After You Come Out, You See Obvious Signs In Your Past

Coming out of the LGBTQIA closet is just as hard as coming out of the autistic one. You are afraid people will judge you and not see you for who you are. Coming out of the LGBTQIA closet was really hard because how I was treated in middle school and high school. Growing up, I… Continue reading After You Come Out, You See Obvious Signs In Your Past

Antisemitism, Discrimination, Holocaust, Jewish Culture, Queerphobia, Racism

Whoopi Goldberg Made AntiSemitic Comments About the Holocaust, Jews are Not Surprised

Whoopi Goldberg, born Caryn Johnson, is well known and loved worldwide and is most famous for her roles on Star Trek and the classic movie series Sister Act. Many are unaware that she has a history of antisemitism that a lot of people don't know about. It all Starts From a Name She decided to… Continue reading Whoopi Goldberg Made AntiSemitic Comments About the Holocaust, Jews are Not Surprised

Ableism, Discrimination, Growing up undiagnosed, Queerphobia

Unconsented Disclosure of Disability: An Autistic Perspective

    It is generally accepted that no one outs an LGBTQ person on their sexual orientation or gender identity, the individual comes out of the closet themselves. The person in question controls that conversation. It can have unwanted consequences. It leaves people open for bullying, discrimination, etc.   Unconsented disclosure is on the rise… Continue reading Unconsented Disclosure of Disability: An Autistic Perspective

Ableism, Antisemitism, Discrimination, Holocaust, Jewish Culture, Queerphobia, Racism

The Ableist and Racist/Anti-semitic Act of Co-opting Logos

Often in history, there are symbols that have a specific meaning. It can be especially sacred to an ethnic group or considered a hate symbol to another. Quite often, these symbols are co-opted by another group, used within white supremacy. It is racist and in some cases, ableist. Black Lives Matter Logo was Co-opted by… Continue reading The Ableist and Racist/Anti-semitic Act of Co-opting Logos

Problematic Professionals, Problems, Queerphobia

Problematic Professional: Tony Attwood

Tony Attwood is a well known psychologist who concentrated his career in Aspergers syndrome (stay with me I don't believe in this label but I do need to accurately give information). He is married to his wife Sarah and has three children. His children's' names are Rosie, William and Caroline. Aspergers Syndrome is no longer… Continue reading Problematic Professional: Tony Attwood

Ableism, Discrimination, Growing up undiagnosed, Queerphobia

My Experience With Ableism, and Homophobia in the 1990's

Homophobia is rampant. It has gotten better but there is more work to be done. Back in 1994, I experienced homophobia even though I had no idea what it was or what homosexuality was. This was before I knew I was part of the LGBTQ+ community. Backstory I went to a middle school dance in… Continue reading My Experience With Ableism, and Homophobia in the 1990's