Posted on March 15, 2012 by Adonya Wong
Yes, the title of this post was inspired by a snazzy Bonnie Raitt tune, but this post isn’t about her. Nope! It’s about Hollywood’s latest film… that thinks it’s OKAY to joke about Autism!!
Take a gander at this clip from 21 Jump Street… 21st Century silver screen version, and you’ll see what I mean. (more…)
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Posted on April 6, 2010 by Adonya Wong
As I read story after story of people performing and supporting genetic testing to eradicate autism… prenatal style, I can’t help but feel sick to my stomach.
This continued intolerance of a community that only wants to love, be loved and accepted, seems to be at the forefront of possible extinction.
Why the fear? I’d like to think that being in the midst of centuries old civil unrest and living in communities where mass genocide at the hands of those who have overstepped their boundaries and have become power hungry to be a significantly worse “fate”. (more…)
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Posted on November 30, 2009 by Adonya Wong
It is hard to find someone who is not familiar with the catchy, foot stompin’, butt shakin’, ’90s tune by Right Said Fred. You know the one… where the megalomaniac lead singer is prancing about the video talking about how he’s too sexy for this and that?
Well, the catwalk’s got a new gig, and it is “shakin’ its little tushy” for autism. (more…)
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