"One of the things that was a huge realization for me was when someone explained why ADHD was thought of as a boy's disorder that you grow out of -

Because the men would be assumed to have both a wife AND a secretary, onto whom they would offload everything ADHD is bad at."

tweets.todon.eu/NomeDaBarbaria

"Divergent: The emerging research on the connection between trans identities and neurodivergence"

xtramagazine.com/power/trans-a

"Coming Out Autistic: Transgender or gender-fluid people are more likely to be neurodivergent, and vice versa. Here’s what that’s like"

scientificamerican.com/article

Long thread on differences between neurotypical, autistic, and otherwise neurodivergent brains.

"NT brains are built around a very strong self-protection mechanism. They are very resistant towards and unlikely to believe a narrative that would mean they’re wrong or make them feel bad. Their brains resist feeling bad as much as autistic brains resist feeling irrational."

nitter.net/erikaheidewald/stat

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