Ableism, Anti Vaccine, Anti Vax Quacks, Antisemitism, Discrimination, Holocaust, Quackery, Quacks

Quack Exposed: Dr. Richard Kunin

Dr. Richard Kunin (October 22, 1932 - February 23, 2021) graduated from University of Minnesota with his MD in 1955. After this psychiatric residency training at New York Hospital, completed in 1959, he served for the army in the United States Army Medical Corps. Private Practice Dr. Kunin has had a private practice until his… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Dr. Richard Kunin

Holocaust, Jewish Culture

Systematic Erasure of Jews is Really Obvious When Researching Geneology

A sense of identity is really important to people of any age, especially children. This can be hard. This is not just gender or sexuality identity. It can mean family history. This can be especially hard for kids who are not being raised by their biological parents. My biological kids know they are Jewish from… Continue reading Systematic Erasure of Jews is Really Obvious When Researching Geneology

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

Holocaust

The November Progorm, Kristallnact, The Night of Broken Glass

The November Progrom, Kristallnact or the night of broken glass took place on November 9-10, 1938. This was a violent anti Jewish demonstration that took place across Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic).  Nazis justified these riots as the reaction to the assassination of the German official Ernst vom Rath. He was killed… Continue reading The November Progorm, Kristallnact, The Night of Broken Glass

Autistic History, Holocaust

Autistic History: Hans Asperger

Background Johann Friedrick Karl Asperger (1906-1980) was born on February 18, 1906 in Hausbrunn,Vienna, Austria on a farm near Vienna. He was the oldest of three sons. Parents were Sophie and Johann Asperger.  Hans parents were raised on a farm but Hans and his brothers were raised in the city of Vienna. His younger brother Karl… Continue reading Autistic History: Hans Asperger

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

Growing up undiagnosed, Holocaust, Jewish Culture

A Jewish Autistic's Experience Visiting a Concentration Camp

  In the year 2000,  I was a senior in high school. I was the odd one out at school but I was accepted at religious school and temple youth group. There was a presentation about a special trip called the March of the Living. The March of the Living was for high school students… Continue reading A Jewish Autistic's Experience Visiting a Concentration Camp

Ableism, autistic culture, Discrimination, Holocaust, Jewish Culture

The Blue Pumpkin and Why I will Never Get One for my Children

With Halloween coming up, the blue pumpkin project has surfaced online. The blue pumpkin is to make the autistic children stand out so people know that the child may not be able to say "trick or treat." It seems innocent enough but the autistic community as a whole is against this. Blue for autism was… Continue reading The Blue Pumpkin and Why I will Never Get One for my Children

Autistic History, Deaf History, Holocaust

Autistic History: Akitoin T4

  When you think T4, you think thyroid test. It also has a much darker meaning. This program was called Aktoin T4 program or the T4 Program. T4 stands for Tiergartenstrasse 4.  This was the Nazi's effort, disguised as a euthanasia program, to kill ill, mentally disabled, physically disabled, "emotionally distraught" and elderly people. The… Continue reading Autistic History: Akitoin T4