I've decided not to engage anymore on Sia's movie. So let me just say this.

Autistics have a life expectancy of up to 30 years younger than their peers, depending on the country. And that mostly isn't a health thing. That is because of how we are treated.
I can't explain to you what it's like to grow up autistic, not in a few tweets. And trust me, I will be writing many books on the subject.

But for now, just understand that this isn't a joke. We aren't a joke. People like me are dying because of movies like these.
'But Laney, isn't that a bit harsh?'

No.

If you appropriate and abuse autistic culture to earn yourself bucks and feel-good points, you are harming us. If you are not hiring autistic people, you are harming us. If you respond to our criticizing you by sending your
capitalist cronies after us, you are harming us.

And manipulating a child actor, whose heart was in the right place, into ignoring her reservations? That's just pure fucking evil.

Sia's response to all of this is that of a spoiled child not getting the candy she wanted.
Really disappointed in all of this, but yes. This is the last I will say on the matter, because I have better things to do than waste my energy and time on people who will never change.

Instead, I will be writing those books.

Good day.

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