Evolution of Eve | When Does Humanity Stop?

Originally posted on American Badass Activists:
An old man sat on the blue bus bench. His teeth looked gnawed to half their size on his lower jaw. When he spoke, which was often to anyone, he sputtered. (By Eve Hinson, originally from My Journal: Oct, 2012) His hands made large gestures that interfered with passerby’s…

Imagine the Empowerment of the Autistic Minority Vote

Originally posted on American Badass Activists:
I imagine this often: Autistics having a voice in our elections. Do you? Race, Ethnicity, and Political Behavior … political participation of minorities and majorities alike has been deemed crucial for ensuring the legitimacy and stability of democratic governance. Participation in conventional ways, such as voting, enhances people’s sense…

Evolution of Eve | Saying Goodbye to the American Dream

Originally posted on American Badass Activists:
2010 | Packing to move There’s life after foreclosure. I know, because I’m living it. (By Eve Hinson | Originally published June/July 2012 in MotherofConfusion.com, The Fresno Bee, and various national sites.) As I sit here, surrounded by flat cardboard waiting to be taped into boxes, garbage bags full…

Evolution of Eve | Newspapers, Zines From Back in the College Dayz

Originally posted on American Badass Activists:
The morning air was chilled with the slight wind that blew across the parking lot behind Yoshino’s cafe. The Rampage staff waited patiently for our instructor and our transportation. We waited and waited. (By Genevieve Hinson (aka Eve), originally published in Fresno City College’s newspaper, “The Rampage,” on 11.12.1997) Our…

Evolution of Eve | Thoughts From The Psych Ward

Originally posted on American Badass Activists:
In the ward I’ve seen haggard, pale and lost faces wandering the halls as the days go, in our new routines, detoxing from the meds the other doctors who didn’t understand how to help, popped down our gullets and created dependent, addicted crazy people. (From My Journal During Stay…

Evolution of Eve | Nothing Says Vacation Like Puke and Laundry 

Originally posted on American Badass Activists:
Tory | 2008 My snuffle-snore-filled dreams were invaded. Did someone just call my name? Smack, squinch, swipe: I rubbed the crust off my eyes and looked at the light-up baby monitor.  [Originally published under Genevieve Choate/Hinson on MotherofConfusion.com era 2008/2009] Hmm, the red bars weren’t flashing. If there was…

Patterns of Abuse | How To Recognize a Mind Fuck?

Originally posted on American Badass Activists:
Fuck being a victim, or continue experiencing abuse after it’s spotted. If I can recognize it, and when I do recognize it, done. No apologies. And an extra go-fuck-yourself automatically included. Free of charge.  The trick is how to recognize an abusive relationship when Autistic (or Neurodiverse) traits make…

Rumor | Kings View Hired and Then De-hired Peers

Originally posted on American Badass Activists:
This rumor appears to be a fact. Two peer volunteers at Blue Sky Wellness Center (managed by Kings View Behavioral Health and funded by Prop. 63), Valerie Stephens and Ashli Moore, were hired  and, soon after, de-hired. Yes, de-hired without an hour officially on the clock or paycheck seen. Recently,…