Autism Acceptance Month: Links

Image Description: a rainbow dragon coiled around itself in pounce-position, looking as though it's about to take off. Just a short Link-post today about Autism Acceptance Month. You might be expecting me to explain what Autism Acceptance Month and #LightItUpRed or #RedInstead is about, however, I figured it would be better for those explanations to … Continue reading Autism Acceptance Month: Links

The Things We Don’t Talk About – Part 2

TRIGGER WARNING: This blog post will be discussing the following: Rape, Rape Culture, Sexual Assault and Child Molestation. Before we begin, I recommend anyone reading this post read the following: Raped On The Battlefield: What Male Veteran Survivors Know By Robert Evans Why I Kept My Rape By A Priest A Secret (And Can't Anymore) … Continue reading The Things We Don’t Talk About – Part 2

The Things We Don’t Talk About – Part 1

TRIGGER WARNING: This blog post will be discussing the following: Rape, Rape Culture, Sexual Assault and Child Molestation. The Things We Don't Talk About is going to be a series of blog-posts I'm going to be writing with the primary focus of Rape Culture and Sexual Assault/Sexual Abuse Experiences, I will also be discussing my … Continue reading The Things We Don’t Talk About – Part 1

Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s by John Elder Robison

Title: Look Me In The Eye: My Life with Asperger's Author: John Elder Robison Social Media: Blog, Facebook, Goodreads and Twitter Publisher: RHA eBooks Adult, imprint of Penguin Random House Australia Format and Price: eBook at $10.99 Rating: 4 out of 5 About The Author: I was born in rural Georgia, where my dad worked … Continue reading Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s by John Elder Robison

Resources: Rape Culture – An Introduction

From my own perspective, one of the many aspects of Feminism is deconstructing and removing The Patriarchy from The World. Hopefully this will ultimately lead to dismantling and removing the harmful elements of society, such as Rape Culture, that are enforced by The Patriarchy and other Discrimination Hierarchies. But what is Rape Culture? After all, … Continue reading Resources: Rape Culture – An Introduction

Atypical: Life with Asperger’s in 20 1/3 Chapters by Jesse A. Saperstein

Title: Atypical: Life with Asperger's in 20 1/3 Chapters Author: Jesse A. Saperstein Social Media: Facebook, Goodreads, Twitter and YouTube Publisher: TarcherPerigee, imprint of Penguin Publishing Group Price and Format: eBook at $15.79 Rating: 4 out of 5 stars About The Author: Jesse A. Saperstein is a best-selling author, autism advocate and motivational speaker. He … Continue reading Atypical: Life with Asperger’s in 20 1/3 Chapters by Jesse A. Saperstein

The Melbourne Period Project

During the Christmas period, I bought about roughly $25 worth of groceries and donated it to my local food collection NGO (non-government organisation), however among the groceries I made sure to buy two packets of regular pads, at first I was uncertain if the food collection organisation would accept my donation, but apparently I worried … Continue reading The Melbourne Period Project

The Pink Tax

Just a short post on The Pink Tax and some relevant articles. However, what is The Pink Tax? It's when women are charged more for the same goods as men (like shaving cream and razors) and/or charged more to use the same services as men (like a mechanic or a dry cleaner). It's a real … Continue reading The Pink Tax

Thoughts, Words and Actions

Before reading this post, I recommend reading this first: Queer Without Gender - Queercott: Marriage Alliance I was reading these articles about the new Stonewall movie that's coming out in September Stonewall: A Film About a Historic Moment of Resistance... That Erases the People Who Were There by Teresa Jusino #NotMyStonewall: Why I'm Not Giving … Continue reading Thoughts, Words and Actions

My Social Skills – Part 2

I've been friends with my mate Robert for nearly ten years, since Secondary College and he's one of the few secondary college friends I've managed to keep in contact with. However, my mate Robert has Autism, mild Aspergers to be specific, and while early on in our friendship it did cause a few communication problems … Continue reading My Social Skills – Part 2