So I might never, in fact, have heard an ally claim that they were just as oppressed as the group they were acting in ally-hood to.
But twice today, I was lectured by allies on proper terminology regarding minorities to which they do not belong, but I do.
I don’t blame those individuals so much…
Like person first language. Same dynamic.
Yes, only, hysterically, in the instance of which I speak earlier this week, I was ‘splained at by a non-autistic person, from a neurodiversity perspective, taking me to task for condoning use of the wording “has autism,” in an essay of mine urging parents to disclose their child’s autism to them.
I was like, is it upside-down and backwards week?