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Disability Day of Mourning 2019

Content/trigger warning: filicide, abuse mention We’ve established that I’m not the most eloquent person out there. There are other members of Disabled Twitter and Disabled YouTube who have expressed what Day of Mourning is about better than I could. (Alice Wong, Lydia Brown, and Amythest Schaber in particular have said important and poignant things this…

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I Have Another Project!

I started a YouTube series about my special interest in music! The first video is about my favorite songs of 2018, and it HAS CAPTIONS! I also talk about being Autistic a little bit, seeing as the series is called Rock, Roll, ‘n’ Stim. I will be getting rid of my Mara Lee Patreon account…

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Fire Theory

Content/trigger warning: abuse mention Hey, guess what, everyone? I escaped domestic abuse! Yay! I’m free! I’m safe! I signed up to lead a Disability Day of Mourning vigil! …I still have to put the apartment together and clean it, and find a new job! But I also finally came up with an alternative to spoon…

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I’m on Facebook!

Here’s my page: https://www.facebook.com/This-Is-for-You-Carrie-1840949102700857 There isn’t really much there now, but I will be posting things there from other activists, organizations, and various people who are more eloquent than I am. No, this isn’t the giant step forward for my mental health. I’ll post about that within the week (I hope).

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Two Years Now…

Content/trigger warning: Death mention Carrie Fisher left this mortal coil exactly two years ago. I still miss her so much. It still seems unfair that she’s gone. I’m currently doing something she would be proud of, I think. Something that will improve my mental health and make it much easier for me to engage in…

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Hermeneutical Injustice

Content/trigger warning: discussion of ableism, cursing (these are probably true for most entries…), mention of Autism $peaks, eugenics, ABA   Internalized ableism is sadly common. I see it all the time, from Disabled people who choose to use terms like “person with a disability” and “the disabled” to those who are pro-eugenics. I’m also queer,…

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