Tag: ableism

Some Thoughts on Diet Culture

Content/trigger warning: cursing, disordered eating, discussion of diet culture I hate diet culture. You might be saying, “Of course you do, Mara. You hate everything.” And you’d have something of a point, but I don’t hate, for example, my wonderful fiancee. Or coffee. Or The Good Place. (Have you seen the latest season? So forking…

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Misogynableism and Greta Thunberg

Content/trigger warning: discussion of ableism, misogyny, and misogynableism; cursing As with most of the things I blog about, I’m sure someone else has done a better job writing about this, but I’m going to try anyway. I’m going to preface this entry by saying that Greta Thunberg, while she’s awesome, is not the only young…

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Goddammit, Sesame Street!

Content/trigger warning: discussion of virulent ableism including filicide, Autism $peaks, cursing UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUGH. Why am I even doing this? Sara Luterman already wrote an article for Slate about this. I haven’t read it because I’m afraid I would just copy what she said for this blog entry…but if I did that, it’d probably be better than…

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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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