Tag Archives: Ableism

The sound of options.

The red, messy underpart of my arm is showing in a thumbnail-slashed line, but there’s still the thinnest layer of skin over it. I’m unsure if it will be healed by tomorrow, debating if I should expect the ability to wear … Continue reading

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I respond to various things: #2

This is a post from a misogynist, ableist, classist and fatphobic One True Way-er on a BDSM site. I’m using asterisks instead of quotes because they’re used for italics on the site and it will take ages to change them … Continue reading

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From a brittle 16.

“Sylvester and Daffy Duck had speech impediments, why is there no hysteria over them?” Because the speech impediment isn’t integral to their concept as an ableist stereotype. Because they had a purpose and an idea other than “lol suspiciously disabled … Continue reading

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Geek Love

The back of the book, where most have generic praise, contains the happily disgusted squeals of the privileged. “Sick!”, they cry in agonised glee, “raw!”, “shocking!”. I’m not sure what I expected, the book is after all about someone who … Continue reading

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On incompetence, disability and ponies.

“Just! Sit! Here! Sit here and do nothing!” Recently, I heard that a cockeyed pony in MLP fan-named Derpy Hooves had a small scene in the new episode. “You don’t want to do any more damage than you already have!” … Continue reading

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A refutation / some empowerment & hope

“You had to make a light hearted post into a debate.”  A self-proclaimed Sensitive And Intelligent Person, and the mother of an autistic teen, has responded to my disproving her illogical, stereotyping erasure of asexuals with this and the censoring … Continue reading

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I respond to various things: #1

For some reason I unconsciously mixed up quotes and asterisks during this. “Autism Speaks, speaks more for those that realize autism is a DISABILITY, not a difference.” The only justification for calling autism a “difference” that I can see is … Continue reading

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