My Privilege (Maybe)

So I’ve just completed BuzzFeed’s “How Privileged Are You?” Quiz and found out (what a shocker) that I’m not privileged according to the quiz creators’ criterion such as “Do you have a student loan?” or “I have never been called a racial slur”.  Before I write about how problematic quizzing privilege is, let me state […]

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#autisticprideday

Happy #autisticprideday everyone!  Autistic Pride Day is all about celebrating neurodivergence and the different orientations by which the human brain functions and thinks.  Autistics, by and large, are all too often stereotyped, categorized, and grouped as being a homogenous group of people with the commonality of inability.  It is true that we are disabled but […]

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Rant: Erasure and Ableism

It seems like every single time a tragedy involving a gun occurs in America, people automatically turn to the mental health of the individual.  Granted, we have a serious mental health crisis in America wherein the most of the people who are mentally ill in this nation are not getting the help, treatment and government-supported […]

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Privileges and Immunities

In the United States Constitution, the Fourteenth Amendment states that “No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States….” In this post, I will talk about the unfortunate, and unfair, laws and de facto policies that allow for violence like the massacre at […]

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Reflections On Yesterday

Yesterday was a tragic day for myself, for the families and the victims affected by the tragedy at Pulse, the LGBTQ community, and the state of American society as a whole.  But in this post, I will choose to ignore the public discourse and conversations occurring today as a result of the tragedy that happened […]

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