For much of my life it seemed like everyone else was able to express themselves in a carefree, effortless manner. But it was clear from childhood that I was not like most other people. I had to hide my behavior, mannerisms, and desires. Over time as I learned why I was different, and that it wasn’t acceptable to be different, I had the urge to live in the closet. But I chose a more challenging path.
Millions of people worldwide identify as being both LGBT and autistic—two communities that have faced more than their fair share of discrimination. Diagnosed with Asperger syndrome in 2013, Louis Molnár, who is also openly gay, took it upon himself to assist those around the world who fall within that “double rainbow.” And thus Twainbow was […]
In this opinion piece by journalist Emily Brooks, she discusses the research done with LGBT+ folks in mind, and gives us food for thought.
Neuroscientists at Harvard and MIT have identified, for the first time, a link between the activity of the neurotransmitter GABA and symptoms of autism — a finding that may pave the way for new methods of treating and diagnosing the disorder.