Mara’s First Protest

Content/trigger warning: cursing, Autism $peaks, discussion of ableism I’m not quite sure why I didn’t think to write about this earlier, but I went to my first protest last month (June). Fittingly for me, I was protesting at one of Autism $peaks’ walks. I went with a nifty little group called Autistics Against Curing Autism…

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The Story of My Twitter Handle

Content/trigger warning: cursing, mention of several forms of bigotry Story time. Those who follow me on Twitter know that my Twitter name is now “Mara The Id of Social Justice RAGE Lee”. This is because of a horrible interaction I had with a popular elitist, fauxminist YouTuber several years ago, and I’ve decided to laugh…

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I Did an Activism for Autism Hell Month

Content/trigger warning: filicide, Autism $peaks mention, fucking April I fucking hate April. April drains the Autistic community. I keep hearing stories of burnout, depression, more frequent meltdowns and shutdowns, and completely shot executive function. I feel that. I’ve been pretty damn useless this month. But I did do something for April as a middle finger…

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Misogynableism

Content/trigger warning: misogynableism (of course), cisheterosexism, exorsexism, violent ableism, sexual assault, ableist slurs, cursing A while ago, I wrote an entry on emotional sensitivity and neurotypicalism. It contained the following quote: “Anyway, let me give an example. Well, an intersectional example. ‘Hysteria’ used to be a mental illness. Women were actually diagnosed as ‘hysterical’ for,…

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