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0 Comment on Queer Rep In The Time of COVID – why a socially distanced Ballum wedding is not a step backwards
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Queer Rep In The Time of COVID – why a socially distanced Ballum wedding is not a step backwards

The fact that Ben and Callum’s wedding is so tightly connected with other stories and characters is actually a sign that EastEnders has taken several important steps forward.

0 Comment on Queerly Autistic: My Book Is Out Today!
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Queerly Autistic: My Book Is Out Today!

After more than two years of writing, wrangling and occasionally weeping, my book, Queerly Autistic: The Ultimate Guide for LGBTQIA+ Teens on the Spectrum, is out today!

0 Comment on Autism tragedy and a ‘cure’ for deafness: EastEnders has failed the Deaf and disabled community
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Autism tragedy and a ‘cure’ for deafness: EastEnders has failed the Deaf and disabled community

We’re not just concerned about disappointing story arcs – we’re talking about real, visceral impact on real people, people who are already devastatingly underrepresented on television and in life.

0 Comment on Johnny Partridge’s Stripped: Inspiring Me To #TakeTheMaskOff
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Johnny Partridge’s Stripped: Inspiring Me To #TakeTheMaskOff

After the dim spiral I had been on in the previous months, which I now recognise as a mixture of depression, and anxiety, and the last sputterings of autistic burnout, this show was exactly what I needed to see.

0 Comment on The ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Trailer Is Out – and I have some feelings
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The ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Trailer Is Out – and I have some feelings

The trailer for the Queen biopic is out . So are the criticisms. And I have a few things I would like to say.

1 Comment on Dear Carrie
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Dear Carrie

You are important to us because you are Leia Organa. But you are more important to me because you are Carrie Fisher. 

3 Comments on My Autistic Headcanons (and why I prefer them to most ‘actually autistic’ characters)
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My Autistic Headcanons (and why I prefer them to most ‘actually autistic’ characters)

These characters were my very own line-up of autistic headcanons. And I identified more with them than I did with the very few characters who were written as ‘autistic’ from the beginning.

0 Comment on The Curious Case of The 13th Doctor 
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The Curious Case of The 13th Doctor 

I cried. Well, first I squealed. And flapped my hands. A lot. But then I cried.