Always a Girl, part two (Guest post at NeuroQueer)   1 comment

Three completely unrelated facts:
I am autistic.
I am queer.
I was consistently misgendered as a child.

Growing up, these three facts were treated as one pathological whole. Girls are soft and warm. They communicate with others. They show affection easily. If only they could make me more feminine, the rest would fall into place. Meltdowns were viewed as acts of aggression; violent masculine behavior. Surely if they could not curtail the masculine behavior it would irreparably damage my development…(read more)

Posted January 9, 2014 by itsbridgetsword in autism, autistic families, lgbtq

One response to “Always a Girl, part two (Guest post at NeuroQueer)

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  1. hello, i get your blog. i have asperger.married 13 years.we have 2,boys and 1,girl.i take part in a lot lot research from universities.if you would like
    a chat ask me any thing .e.mailmkentdad12@outlook.com
    look forward to hearing from you

    mark

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