Coming out is never easy. For the queer autistic person, we have to choose whether or not to disclose our disability as well as our sexual identity. What’s more, the aspergirl often experiences a shifting sexual identity due to her subconscious masking, but her black and white thinking make revealing the sexual identity shift, i.e. […]
“You’re not queer. You’re autistic.” Have you heard or felt this sentiment? I’ll have you know, it’s a blatant lie. Autism comes in all colors of the rainbow.
Because autistic people so readily think outside the box, many of us seriously consider our gender and sexuality from an early age. Even so, having a disability means that there are many who would want to write off any autistic person’s queerness as just confusion. Today’s tip is to remember for yourself and for others: […]
Understanding gender roles and conforming to them may be especially confusing for someone on the spectrum.