Be Nice

Aside from the most basic skills, one of the first things I think children are taught is “be nice.” It starts out meaning the same thing whether you’re a girl or a boy. “Be nice” means, “don’t hit.” It means “don’t bite.” Or “don’t steal that toy.” “Please don’t scream.” In the beginning, it simply means treating other people decently, because of course children don’t … Continue reading Be Nice

Fuck Ableism

I read this early this morning. Click here, or below. “Climate Deniers Launch Personal Attacks on Teen Activist.” Subheading: “They also bash Greta Thunberg’s autism, creating collateral damage for others.” Yeah I’m not going to be polite about this one. I can’t bring myself to be, I’m so, so tired of it. I want to leave the politics and opinions on climate change out of … Continue reading Fuck Ableism