Anna Bernick mug

A call for authentic neurodiverse representation

Having neurotypical people represent neurodiverse roles feels belittling to me. It reduces something so complicated, so nuanced, so weird and beautiful, into a personality trait. Suggesting that autism is a definitive personality trait that anyone can portray, even if they aren’t autistic, isn’t authentic representation.
Read More…

Expectations vs. reality

To the Left

I viewed the West Coast as this social wonderland full of drugs, parties and sex, too foreign and intimate for a Southern gauche preteen to embrace.
Read More…

Finding horror in revolution

Universally celebrated for their sharp, socio-political commentary, their stories all, to varying degrees, revolve around a moderately sympathetic lower class violently rising up against the elite.
Read More…