While I must duly note here that I still love and support all those who are different from me, I absolutely loathe awareness months. I have always chipped in in the past when the awareness issue had to deal with something I had to deal with in my life – family, friend, self. But that stops now. … More People are not things – Awareness and HB2
This is a short rant, perhaps not long enough to really be a blog, but too long for Facebook or Twitter. I am really saddened by all the label shit. There is so much division in search of something real which should be simple – love and humanity. I know it’s probably not intended that … More RANT WARNING – People are not things – revisited, again.
So as an autist – Aspergers – who does not always consider the rule set of ANY culture to be locked in stone, I always figured that I was fairly assumption free. I accept everybody as people – not as hybrid people/things – anyone who introduces themselves to me as a label before they use … More Labels again – smdh.
As many of my readers know I was diagnosed with Aspergers/High Functioning Autism as a teen. What you may not know is that I recently began working as a private tutor (volunteer to negligible pay) specializing in working with my fellow autistic beings. In doing so I fell into a dark and gluey world of labels, procedures, … More Autism speaks – and is condescended to.