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Hiatus

I’m taking a break for the foreseeable future from activism and updating this site.  I’ve been intensely focused on divergent revolution since 2014 and the time has come to rest, recover and prevent burnout from becoming anymore intense than it is right now.  For as long as I live, though, I will remain dedicated to […]

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Transgender and gender-diverse individuals are more likely to be autistic and report higher autistic traits | Circa August 7, 2020

Transgender and gender-diverse adults are three to six times more likely as cisgender adults (individuals whose gender identity corresponds to their sex assigned at birth) to be diagnosed as autistic, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Cambridge’s Autism Research Centre. This research, conducted using data from over 600,000 adult individuals, […]

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Understanding Suicide Risk in Autistic Adults: Comparing the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide in Autistic and Non-autistic Samples | Circa March 2020

Abstract This study explored whether the Interpersonal Theory of suicide informs our understanding of high rates of suicidality in autistic adults. Autistic and non-autistic adults (n = 695, mean age 41.7 years, 58% female) completed an online survey of self-reported thwarted belonging, perceived burden, autistic traits, suicidal capability, trauma, and lifetime suicidality. Autistic people reported stronger feelings of […]

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PRIVILEGE AND INTERSECTIONALITY | Yenn Purkis | Circa July 31, 2020

Viewing the world through the lens of intersectionality – a concept coined by Kimberle Crenshaw – shows us that some groups of people have privilege. The categories of those who have privilege include men, cis gender people, heterosexual people, white people, wealthy people and able-bodied people. Chances are you will belong to at least one […]

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Screens | Chat With Volunteer of Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical/ Pharmaceuticals | Circa October 2020

Read Fierce Auties Breakdown Of The Quackery Here.

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Quackery Exposed: Functional Medicine | Fierce Autie

Functional medicine is a form of alternative medicine that includes a large number of unproven and disproven methods and treatments of different diseases, illnesses and disabilities. They claim that they focus on the “root causes” of different conditions based on interactions between the environment and the gastrointestinal, endocrine, and immune systems to create “individual treatment […]

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Apology Issued To Almalti Family By Fierce Autistics And Allies

We apologize to the Almaliti family. We are trying to push back to protect marginalized people. It was not our intention to target a grieving family. I hope you can forgive us. – Fierce Autistics & Allies | September 29, 2020