Dec 20, 2021
Over the past few years, the notoriety of the term Neurodiversity, as well as its siblings - Neurodiverse, Neurotypical, Neurodivergent, among others - expanded and transformed what it means to have a mind that differs from the subjective sociocultural norm. Yet despite a rise in adoption, many both inside and outside...
Sep 18, 2021
What's “next” for autism seems to be a rising trend in the
autism community: removing potentially problematic content,
connections to extreme organizations, and giving painfully vague
explanations while passively denying such actions - and even the
very existence of what is being erased in the first place.
Apr 12, 2021
After covering the controversy over the movie ‘Music’, watching
the movie itself and posting a real-time review it, Leo Jones
finalizes the last word on Sia and her movie ‘Music’.
Discussing Sia's apology - and how she failed to live up to her post-apology promises - this episode tries to explain...
Feb 26, 2021
This past week, I obtained a copy
of Sia's movie Music, taking her up on her tweeted request to watch
the film before judging it. Released clips aside, I went into it
with expectations based on its description and promotion. Below are
real-time notes with time-stamps as proof of screening.
This dissection cannot and...
Dec 20, 2020
Good-intention gaslighting has been used frequently - regardless
of intention - against autistic self-advocates and activists for
decades. It's a way of deflecting fair and valid criticism of
neurotypical-led autism charities, segregative housing,
stigmatizing symbolism, and more.
But what, exactly, is good-intention...