Community – Online Groups and Support Centres

April is considered a tough month for autistic people. We’re all constantly exposed by advertising from empty corporate charities/companies, or exposed to so much misinformation. All overusing the word awareness that it has lost all meaning. I’ve decided to write something more positive, as I’ve seen enough negativity. Continue reading “Community – Online Groups and Support Centres”

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My thoughts on “Feminism”

CW – One case of profanity and Doctor Who plot points that could be considered spoilers if new to the series.

Yes, it’s the dirty F word. Feminism has always been, for women’s rights. To stop the issues that they go through everyday. Wherever it’s for votes, or even changing misogynistic laws. Women have a right to speak up. We are considered to be in a better place today, but the same glaring issues still stand today. It’s still a male-dominated society.

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Autistic Representation in The Media – Symmetra (Overwatch)

While hinted in the series and debated by fans, The Blizzard game director officially confirmed to a fan that Symmetra, is indeed, autistic.

Overwatch hasn’t been afraid of representation. Exploring diverse characters from it’s video game series. From the games and even to some of the comics, we have seen examples of LGBTQIA, neurodiverse, gender, racially diverse and even various examples of body modification with these characters. All of the characters have different tropes so they are all unique. I will be looking into detail with Symmetra. Continue reading “Autistic Representation in The Media – Symmetra (Overwatch)”

Video Games.

 

CW – Contains one strong profanity, used as an example.

For many autistics, video games can be a form of escapism.

Video games are usually seen as a boys thing, even for autistics. Games like Minecraft are usually associated with autistics. Thankfully, games like Minecraft can be useful for children in the spectrum. I will explain video game advantages and disadvantages. I will also explain my personal experience with video games and how “gendering” video games is problematic. Continue reading “Video Games.”

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