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Michael Scott Monje Jr
Autistic. Queer. Non-Conforming.
Autistic. Queer. Non-Conforming.
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Your Kink is Not My Kink, and I Am Not Okay
It probably shouldn't surprise any of my regular readers, and probably won't surprise the family members that occasionally troll this blog in an attempt to decipher some sort of theory of my trauma that explains how we got here without assuming responsibili...

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The Day (#TDOR 2016)
I am still alive, and finally they call me Athena, Quicksilver’s been missing but I’m finally being seen, a Fast, somewhat vicious femme devil accomplishing a Revival scene from within a dream, recovering from Invisibility till other people finally see for ...

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On Walking Away...
This last week has seen a number of us walk away from people in our communities, and in some cases from whole communities. The election seems like it was the instigating factor, but in reality, for those of us who did the walking it was just a final straw, ...

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It's time to accept you can end them
Apparently we need round two because I didn't manage to get through to you when I took to lecturing about the way you need to fight. Maybe now it will sink in, since election night made sure your rights had been taken by other whites, but the first battle i...

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Your Meltdowns Aren't Going Away
In the autistic community, we spend a lot of time talking about self-care and self-acceptance, and about how the two are impossible to separate from one another. We acknowledge our need to embrace who we are, and the majority of our work writing and advocat...

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Civil War (Spoon Knife 2 Excerpt)
Editor's Note: It took me the entire month of August to put together my contributions for The Spoon Knife Anthology 2: Test Chamber , and the cognitive strain due to the combination of my health and my problems working with some of my press partners stresse...

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That One Time I Had to Strike Against the IWW (#ASDay 2016)
So last year I didn't get the chance to do one of these posts properly. I was too swamped, between teaching 21 credits, doing freelance copywriting, and pushing myself to publish 6 books I was editorially responsible for in 6 months, two of which I wrote. I...

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Where Have I Been?
It's a good question, right? This blog has been down since the end of Imaginary Friends, and even before that, it had turned into more of a one-system creative writing journal and less of a narrative of my days. There are good reasons for that. For starters...

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