Monthly Archives: April 2018

Cosby Convicted

Last week, a jury convicted Bill Cosby on three counts of sexual assault. This was after an earlier trial collapsed when the jurors couldn’t reach a unanimous verdict. The charges related to sexual acts Cosby performed on Andrea Constand. Cosby … Continue reading

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Was autism hero Hans Asperger really a villain?

Ask anyone the name of a scientist who studied autism, and Hans Asperger will likely be the one most frequently named. Unlike Leo Kanner, Asperger highlighted that autistics could be quite capable and able. Some have suggested that he emphasised … Continue reading

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W.H.O. declares Africa Polio Free

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When Cheezburger is mocking you, you’ve lost

Last month and this one, I saw three articles on Cheezburger that attack antivaxxer opinions. 16 Times Anti-Vaxxers Really Stunk the Place up with Ignorance Anti-Vaxxer Gets Eviscerated Trying To Shut Down People Who Are Pro-Vaccine 12 Brainless Bullsh*tters That … Continue reading

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Autism awareness should be by autistics for autistics

April is Autism Awareness Month, World Autism Awareness Week takes place from March 26th to April 2nd, and tomorrow is World Autism Awareness Day. I learnt of three relevant new Twitter hashtags. #SaidNoAutistic #SaidNoFather #SaidNoMother “Said no Autistic” attacks the … Continue reading

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