Anonymous said: What does neurotypical mean?

danacardinal:

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endovelicus:

danacardinal:

Boring

because wanting to killing yourself is exciting and fun!!!!!!

Yeah this is actually what it means when people with mental health issues criticize the romanticization of mental illness. It’s like when you see people who are all “look at all these great writers with fucked up brains, how cool is that. bet you wish your brain was fucked up too”

rather than using them as examples of how aneurotypical people can still achieve their dreams. 

Or there is the whole “would you actually want to be cured? what if you are a different person?” I’d gladly be a different person to stop the pain. 

ok but like i am LITERALLY mentally ill so can yo ustop reblogging this and saying im romanticizing mental illness i MAD e this response when i was upset about my brain issues. someone asked me what neurotypical meant and the first fucking thoguht i had was “well they’re normal” and i knew that that was my internalized ableism so i went with the second thought i have which pokes fun at neurotypical people because it is what  i do to cop e stop sotps otp

Also being neuroatypical doesn’t automatically mean being mentally ill??? I am autistic, and I have also struggled with depression, anxiety, and self-harm tendencies in the past. Being depressed and anxious, and hurting myself were not positive things, and if I were to relapse, I would seek help, because I want to be healthy. I would not, however, ever want to give up being autistic, because that is fundamental to who I am. I make jokes about allistic and neurotypical people, because those people frequently express a desire to eradicate people like me. They see me as an inconvenience, and as a problem to be solved, as opposed to a person to be respected. I consider depression and anxiety to be things that have happened to me—perhaps in part because of being repeatedly misdiagnosed and misunderstood due to being on the autism spectrum: they are afflictions that have made it harder for me to enjoy the experience of being me. That is not the same thing as me being neuroatypical, which is something I have always and will always be, and therefore something that I have to take pride in for my own survival. I mean, perhaps the term is being used more broadly than previously, but I’ve never even heard of it being applied to depression before now. And honestly, if you’re going to apply it in a way that erases neurodivergence as a positive thing, I’m not sure I’m comfortable with that usage.

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piercingthe-ongelooflijk:

THE CHOREOGRAPHY IS SO FUCKING BEAUTIFUL I DIDN’T EVEN SLOW DOWN THE GIF THAT’S EXACTLY THE SPEED THEY FOUGHT AT 

piercingthe-ongelooflijk:

THE CHOREOGRAPHY IS SO FUCKING BEAUTIFUL I DIDN’T EVEN SLOW DOWN THE GIF THAT’S EXACTLY THE SPEED THEY FOUGHT AT 

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littleasianflower:

killbenedictcumberbatch:

remember how that post that was like “when white ppl adopts non white children” and ppl were like “wow these fucking sjws” and OP was literally. literally a fucking white supremacist

Isn’t it telling that sometimes you can’t tell social justice warriors and white supremacists apart?

HMMMMMMMM

Don’t pretend social justice blogs don’t act the same way. They make blogs dedicated to killing white children or raping white women and write about how interracial relationships are oppressive and biracial children are born from rape because white people are oppressive. As if white people and non-white people can’t find love and happiness together and start families without some racist ulterior motive

OH MY FUCKING GOD OH MY GOD OH MY FUCKIGN GOD I OH MFUCK AHSFJKYN GOD DOSG I FUCKIN WOW

These antisj blogs are really reaching, and reaching to disgusting levels. They can’t confirm people who blog about social justice do that but it fits their confirmation bias so they will just go with it. Never mind no one who actually identified as a social justice activist, as a blogger or even as someone who is regularly called a sjw cosigned any of that shit because it was obvious to many that it was a troll right off the bat. The only ones that followed that shit were these antisj fucks who are so sucked into their circle jerk.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie quotables...

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[A series of quotes from author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on colored squares with certain words enlarged for emphasis.

1. Power is the ability not just to tell the story of another person, but to make it the definitive story of that person.

2. Show a people as one thing, only one thing,over and over again, and that is what they become.

3. Our histories cling to us. We are shaped by where we come from.

4. A student told me it was such a shame the Nigerian men were physical abusers like the father character in my novel. I told him that I had recently read a novel called American Psycho and that it was a shame that young americans were serial murderers.

5. I often make the mistake of thinking that something that is obvious to me is obvious to everyone else.

6. His advice to me (and he was shaking his head sadly as he spoke) was that I should never call myself a feminist because feminists are women who are unhappy because they cannot find husbands.

7. At some point I was a Happy African Feminist who does not hate men. And who likes lip gloss and wears high heels for herself and not for men.

8. About 52% of the world’s population are women. But most of the positions of power and prestige are occupied by men. The late Kenyan Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai put it simply and well when she said, “The higher you go, the fewer women there are.”

9. Because of writers like Chinua Achebe and Camara Laye…I realized that people like me, girls with skin the color of chocolate, who’s kinky hair could not form ponytails, could also exist in literature.

10. My college roommate asked if she could listen to what she called my ‘tribal music,’ and was very disappointed when I produced my tape of Mariah Carey.]

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I’ve bolded the first three quotes because if there is anything this blog is about, that’s a pretty great summary. Thanks to lo-fem for the accessibility.And also because Chimamanda Adichie is a human tour de force.

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Reblog if dylan marron is important to you, it’s for ‘science’

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i-effed-it-all-up:

do u ever look back on ur childhood and get blown away by how gay u were before u even knew what gay was

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Because apparently, respecting other people is so absurd and ridiculous that we should make parody posts like this to show how absolutely funny it is that people want to be respected. What, you don’t want me to make fun of who you are? Wow, that is JUST like asking me to respect grass and other plants, how ridiculous! Social justice is going to far!

Because apparently, respecting other people is so absurd and ridiculous that we should make parody posts like this to show how absolutely funny it is that people want to be respected. What, you don’t want me to make fun of who you are? Wow, that is JUST like asking me to respect grass and other plants, how ridiculous! Social justice is going to far!

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