Awareness Days, Discrimination, Growing up undiagnosed, Queerphobia

National Coming Out day

October 11 is National Coming Out Day. You can be lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, non-binary, transgender, asexual, queer, or anything in between. It is time to be proud of who you are and your support for queer equality and National Coming Out Day. Over 70% of autistics identify as queer. History This day was inspired… Continue reading National Coming Out day

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

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