Shame is defined as a painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt, shortcoming, or perceived impropriety. That is one definition talking about how shame is experienced from the inside.
However, I want to talk more about having shame that is put on you from society and people around you; shame that is unjustified, that many NeuroDivergent, LGBTQIA, and other marginalized people may feel, and the impact that shame has on those of us who are in those groups.
Continue reading Shame Kills – Autism, NeuroDivergence, Pride, & Shame
Polyamorous relationships and polyamorous people are two different things. Just like being in a Queer relationship and being a Queer Person or two different things. A Polyamorous person “is someone who can date, commit to, and/or love more than one person.” Polyamory/Polyamorous Relationships “involves being in multiple relationships with multiple people and building connections, feelings, and commitments with more than one person.”
Continue reading Is Polyamory a Choice? – Polyamorous People and Polyamorous Relationships
How might one know that they themselves are nonbinary? I’m going to share my perspective and hopefully this can be helpful to you. Continue reading How Do I Know if I am NonBinary? – My Enby Gender Journey
Hey, humans, NeuroRebel here, and June is pride month, so this month the content is going to be a little bit different on my channel. I’m going to be talking a little bit more about Queer LGBTQIA issues this month, instead of just Autism and NeuroDiversity issues this month. Continue reading Autistic NeuroDivergent and LGBTQIA+ – Is there a Connection?
I’m Lyric, and we’re going to dive in and talk about why I changed my name and why some other people may decide that their natural birth name is not what’s best for them. Continue reading I Changed My Name – Why People Change Their Names
I am a person with many labels and identities, including a few I’ve taken on my own, changing my name (Lyric) and starting a blog (NeuroDivergent Rebel). My labels have given me power and a sense of pride, identity, and belonging I never had before. Continue reading Who is the NeuroDivergent Rebel and WHY do they Write?
I recently was invited by Autism Career Pathways to have a discussion on the intersectionality between being Autistic/Neurodivergent and LGBTQIA. Continue reading Autism & Gender Diversity with Autism Career Pathways
‘I can’t believe I’m doing this. . . In Honor of Pride – I’m talking about my sexuality. No turning back now – This week’s video I talk about my personal experience with sexuality. If you enjoyed this video … Continue reading Autistic Sexuality – My Personal Experience