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    mental health journalism - late autism diagnosis for women and AFAB

    Hi everyone! I'm a journalism student at Northwestern University and I've recently worked on a feature piece on late autism diagnosis for women and AFAB. I would really appreciate some guidance to magazines that you all think would publish my piece without editing it too much, as this topic is very important and personal to me and I am tired of seeing it misrepresented in the media. #Autism #Journalism #Diagnosis #AdultDiagnosis #Media

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    How Presentation Affects Representation - #DwhellOnIt Ep. 56

    📺 - tinyurl.com/6cyw8k39

    🗣 - "Taylor Lakhryst was an undecided voter who participated in a #CBC program called Face to Face during last year's federal election campaign. While being on the show gave her a chance to ask questions of a party leader, she felt CBC's production choices spoiled the experience by making her appear inept and powerless."

    ❓ - What's #DwhellOnIt ?

    👀 - Dwhell On It is a series where I answer your questions about my lived experience as a #trans woman!

    📺 - A new episode gets uploaded every week! - https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLr2CrTrMJaIzM7ETpDxpMcGHhJ1TPxPq4

    ‼️ - Get engaged!

    ➕ - Subscribe for more episodes & similar #Content ! - www.youtube.com/TaylorLakhryst

    ✉️ - #Comment w/ thoughts & questions!

    👍🏻 - Please like & #Share !

    🔖 - Bookmarks!

    "While you expressed #Gratitude for the #Opportunity to provide visibility on the subject of abuse toward the 2SLBGTQIA+ #Community , you felt that #CBC made choices which diluted your appearance. It left you feeling, if not misrepresented, then underrepresented."

    It feels as if #CBC chose to represent me as what I interpret as inept, powerless, and stuck with candy-coated concerns because who I am isn't palatable enough for Canadians who can't cope that #people such as myself strive to inspire and create #change .

    #social platforms highlighted my segment as being of the utmost importance on an issue that had not been placed front and centre in the campaign until my appearance.

    I continued to focus much of my argument on the treatment of my introductory video. I emphasized how problematic it was that this video highlighted "my love for #Sports and karaoke" while omitting more substantive #Comments about the importance of placing responsibility for bigotry and hate-based abuse on the abusers rather than the victims.

    "I'm an undecided voter because" and "Let's be #leaders …" were extracted from two completely different sections of what I provided. #CBC created that line and not me, and I'm not sure if that is conducive to "accuracy."

    "You stated that you followed all the directives given to you in advance by producers, yet you were the only one of the four participants given less than 40 seconds of airtime."

    "You also reiterated that #CBC exercised poor judgment when it failed to include your exchange about pronouns with #ErinOToole .”

    #CBC watered me down and presented me with the safest, most palatable and most comfortable image they could build based on the information I provided.

    "Your complaint is, first and foremost, a reminder that the stories journalists tell are not really "theirs." They are the stories of real #people with real lives, ambitions, and concerns."

    Journalistic Standards and Practices covers much ground regarding ethical #Journalism but doesn't cover specific circumstances.

    "There is more debate to be had about editing your introductory video … it's clear that those producers took two risks with your video."

    "On your frustration that the #question you asked on the show was "negotiated," … I worried it meant that programmers were forcing you to ask the questions that they wanted."

    🔗 - Links!

    How Presentation Affects Representation - tinyurl.com/yc26c89x

    Your Friends Appreciate a Random Check-In Call or Text More Than You Realize - tinyurl.com/3hbad7au

    What four undecided voters asked #ErinOToole | Face to Face 2021 - tinyurl.com/2p8ntybn

    #Media and #Journalism are transphobic. I was on #CBC News: The National Face to Face - tinyurl.com/5yfc9a65

    #Canada Voted In Favour of Policing Women's Bodies! - tinyurl.com/56b67cr9

    Is there anything that #people expect you to be good at but are very bad at? - tinyurl.com/br4j293z

    #CBC News: The National | #ErinOToole , Alberta's deadly COVID-19 surge, TIFF returns - tinyurl.com/4mvaemvy

    👀 - Create #change !  

    📣 - End anti-2SLGBTQIA+ abuse! - act.newmode.net/action/hirewheller/csr

    📣 - You can #help ! Everything inspiring HireWheller stays ongoing - biased systems, ignorant platforms, violent abusers & isolated victims.

    📣 - Grassroots #power comes from its #people ! Get involved or refer others you know to challenge systemic violence & oppression!

    💻 - Connect!

    @HireWheller: A grassroots group to #help the 2SLGBTQIA+ #Community overcome often-minimized struggles.

    Instagram: https://instagram.com/hirewheller

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HireWheller-103322085282334

    #Twitter : https://twitter.com/HireWheller?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

    👱🏼‍♀️ - Look me up!

    TaylorLakhryst: #Transgender woman, advocate, INFJ, ♊️, she/her/hers 🏳️‍⚧️

    Linktree: linktr.ee/TaylorLakhryst

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    What show or movie are you watching this weekend?

    Excited for the weekend and hoping to watch something new! What show or movie is on your mind that you are watching now or ready to binge this weekend? Give us your recommendations or what you are looking forward to watch in the comments below!

    #DistractMe #Support #WatchWithTheMighty #Movies #TV #Media #Weekend #MentalHealth

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    Selma Blair: "When people... stop me on the street

    they want to have a conversation about... how they see their sister in me and how they struggled to believe her. Stories of disability are stories of people.

    [I say to] my beloved Hollywood community, please … I just really urge people to see us all."

    #mslife #MultipleSclerosis #newlydiagnosed #MightyTogether #ChronicIllness #Disabilities #Caregiving #Disability #Support #Fatigue #Hollywood #Media #Representation

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    What is an accessibility feature that you would like to have for podcasts?

    Exciting news! Spotify will be adding transcripts to their podcasts! What othed accessibility features that you would like to see added for podcasts in the future?
    #Podcast #Accessibility #TheMighty #Media #MightyMoment #DistractMe #Support #Disability #DisabilityAdvocacy #podcastpeeps

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    Brittany McCoy talks about the issues around gatekeeping mental illness on The Mighty Podcast!

    On The Mighty Podcast, Brittany highlights issues in the mental health community about how social gatekeeping of mental illness is another barrier on top of self-imposed gatekeeping in getting the support you need and deserve.

    To hear more about this story and some other mental health-related anecdotes listen to the podcast here on The Mighty: themighty.com/2021/02/the-mighty-podcast-ptsd-mental-health-...
    #MentalHealth #Mentalillnessfeelslike #CheckInWithMe #MightyMoment #Podcast #listen #ImListening #PTSD #Depression #Media #Quotes #TheMighty

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    #Autism #Media

    I've tried to reach out to Australian Media Channels such as Guardian Australia, Triple J, Triple J Hack, ABC The Drum, ABC, SBS, SBS Vice etc to see if they would be interested in my opinions on the misconceptions surrounding Autism, how Autism is presented in the media, my life with Autism etc. yet I've had no success.

    Anyone know how to engage the Media's interest in what I have to say?

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    How have you seen the media and news portray people with disabilities and chronic illnesses? #Disability #ChronicIllness #News #Media

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