Autism and Language

I recall saying in an interview that I see myself as autistic rather than a person with autism because I see autism as who I am rather than as something I have. I then learned that most autistic people see their identity similarly: most autists prefer identity-first...

Autistic Gender

Gender is a social construct, which means a person’s gender is determined neither by genetics or society but by the individual. Gender is not sex, for while sex determines whether a person is female, male, or intersex, gender doesn’t determine anything. People...