You Can Be Autistic AND an Asshole

As a woman who was diagnosed late with autism (at age 46), I’ve spent a lot of time lately trying to figure out what autism looks like for women and why it took so long for me to figure out that I was autistic and why it still takes so long for me to convince other people that I’m autistic. Sometimes, when people respond, “But you don’t seem autistic,” I dig into their assumptions and realize that autism=lack of empathy and then…

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