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
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 since… Continue reading Unconsented Disclosure of Disability: An Autistic Perspective
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
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
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
Rainbows. Symbol of promise. Little girls and boys love to draw them. Symbol of LGBTQ pride and even a symbol of neurodiversity when in an infinity. Why are people so up in arms about it? This was a perfect discussion during pride month and Autistic Pride day. It all came up today when I was… Continue reading Rainbows:so basic but causes such a controversy.