Before I actually address what I want to today, I need to say the following: As a society we pathologize Women, and our anger is no exception to this. In men anger is seen as righteous, important, it is valued. In Women any hint of it is enough to have people questioning our intelligence, our… Continue reading Thunberg and the Neurotypical Tendency to Pathologize Autistic People by Centring their Experiences of Our Lives.
Category: social justice
It helps to know that these stories are out there.
The research, the work I am doing for my thesis, can be incredibly disheartening. Diving in deep with the realities of a life scientific for Women, knowing that so many of us are dealing with the same issues fifty and sixty years later that pioneers like Rita Colwell, Barbara McClintock, Anna Berkovitz, Barbara Barres, Alice… Continue reading It helps to know that these stories are out there.
Bias; in life and in science
Yes. I have bias. I have many many biases, but if you think for one second that any of them are unchecked, unresearched, left unpacked, unevaluated, or unexamined in every way possible and at great length and personal difficulty? You would be very very wrong. I have a wealth of biases, but I am aware… Continue reading Bias; in life and in science
Don’t Stop! Keep Pushing! #BLM
It’s no secret that I have been feeling overwhelmed these last weeks. My health hasn’t been great (see my previous blog post - the cough still lingers, so I’m still under quarantine), and with everything going on in the world presently? Between the revolution, JK Rowling’s further attacks on the trans community, the lack of… Continue reading Don’t Stop! Keep Pushing! #BLM