Because of this girl

Stop. Just stop it. Stop being “retarded”. Stop calling him a “retard”. Stop using insults like “libtard” and “fucktard”. Just stop it. Two years ago, I wrote a post called “Being Retarded” and how I felt about people using that phrase.  Since then, the misuse of the word has become a bit of a soapbox…

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All I’m asking…(in regards to “retarded”)

Today is the official Spread the Word to End the Word Day at the R-Word Campaign, which is run by the Special Olympics.  Today, they ask that you take a pledge to stop using the word “retarded” in a derogatory way.  I’ve shared my views on the word here on this blog, in a post…

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Dear Facebook

I don’t know how to put this, so I’m just going to be honest. Please get your head out of your arse. Love,  Me. I just read an article about how Facebook shut down a mom’s page for “promoting hate” after she posted pictures of her son (who has Down Syndrome) participating in Special Olympics…

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