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wutheringheightsbygeorgebush: alan turing is a gay autistic man played by a straight actor who compared being autistic to Frankenstein monster who is now up for an academy award in a film that downplayed the sexuality he was persecuted and driven to his death forcould we disrespect the memory of this man even more  Yes, it actually is …

Since I tweeted my distaste for the “miracle” meme, several able-bodied people have helpfully explained to me why it is, in fact, funny. One explained that it’s a joke and that jokes work because they show us something counter to our expectations. But watching someone stand up from a wheelchair is only counter to our …

Pointing out small-scale problems does not diminish one’s capacity for tackling large-scale problems. In fact, small-scale problems are born out of the larger ones, they feed into the larger ones, they keep those larger ones intact and acceptable to mainstream society. Every rape joke makes a rapist feel more comfortable amongst zir peers, and a …