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There will always be TRAs, but it it seems that the movement is losing ground and that more and more people are becoming tired of them. I give them 3-5 years till the movement becomes pretty much dead. I think it will be a mixture of people getting annoyed by them and the TRA allies getting bored of the topic, after awhile there's only so much you can say.

What topic do you think will replace them?

There will always be TRAs, but it it seems that the movement is losing ground and that more and more people are becoming tired of them. I give them 3-5 years till the movement becomes pretty much dead. I think it will be a mixture of people getting annoyed by them and the TRA allies getting bored of the topic, after awhile there's only so much you can say. What topic do you think will replace them?

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I don’t know when this will “end” if ever. But I hope that if/when this movement peaks, the next step will be reversal of the policies and recompense, including apologies from the major institutions and governments that were captured by this, and a naming and shaming (and mass firing) of its most prominent advocates (like the Pritzkers, Rothblatt, and the paragons of so-called q~eer theory).

I want public statements on record that no child is born in the ‘wrong’ body, sex is physical and immutable; ‘gender’ is a set of stereotypes; there is no such thing as “non-binary-gender”; and especially, a woman is an adult human female. I want that chevron flag designated a homophobic and misogynistic hate symbol, the q~eer swastika (note: the Nazis’ designation for gay people they sought to eliminate was, infamously, a pink triangle, just like the sharp spear gutting the LGB rainbow like an invading army).

As for what the next “thing” is or ought to be, I hope to see a return to empirical evidence, rational inquiry, and open debate in the academy. If it’s junk science, call it that based on the facts, rather than because it doesn’t check these or those boxes in a DIE statement. Or because even broaching X subject purportedly “opens the door to genocide.”

In terms of what I would like to see as the next ideology to fall, because I have a personal stake as a sufferer of mental illness, I hope it’s “mad pride”/“neurodivergency” and its cousins in “crip pride.” I want honest studies to be done on the biological roots of things like schizophrenia, autism, and A.D.H.D. with intent of finding a cure. Not this TRA-mimicking, Woke Scientology nonsense that brands someone a Nazi eliminationist because he or she wants to be normal (oh, how they hate that word) rather than suffer from a broken brain. There are even people who want spinal cord research kiboshed because it supposedly discriminates against “people of diverse mobility.” I kid you not.

(NB: I had an argument recently with someone who said that Michael J. Fox is a “self-hating eugenicist” because he’s working on eliminating a subset of neurodivergent people, and would condemn them to the Canadian euthanasia project if he could. Fuck me, I had no idea that Parkinsonians were a disappearing race. Seriously, Doc, that’s heavy.)

I would be very happy if this whole 'neurodivergent pride' thing died too. In my country, it's already starting - Kids who reach the age of majority are currently working to have their disabilities removed from their record, largely because the problem was dependant on outside factors that the mental health workers outright ignored, or didn't bother to look into.

I think this would result in more resources put aside for people who genuinely suffer and have no chances of recovery, as well as separate them from non-disabled people who just got dealt a bad hand.

I had an argument recently with someone who said that Michael J. Fox is a “self-hating eugenicist” because he’s working on eliminating a subset of neurodivergent people

By doing what, exactly? Trying to cure Parkinson' s?

Ayup. And thus "opening the door" to eugenics, due to his foundation's emphasis on stem-cell research and inquiry into the genetics of Parkinson's. "We don't know what kind of gifts his condition confers." This person was also going off about how Elon Musk's concept car resembled the DeLorean, and believed without a shred of proof that Musk and Fox were "collaborating" on something sinister. Even though Michael J. Fox didn't actually invent the DeLorean. It was designed by... a guy named DeLorean.

Honestly sometimes these self-declared progressives sound like George Bush's pro-life brigade in their paranoid ignorance around stem-cell research.

"We don't know what kind of gifts his condition confers."

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The "neurodivergent" movement has been so harmful overall.

Not to mention people the swaths of people self-diagnosing autism and ADHD to be trendy and to use it as an excuse for their own bad behavior is annoying. I had someone tell me that people called them "passive aggressive" but since they were self-diagnosed autistic that actually it was impossible for them to be passive aggressive because they don't understand subtlety in social situations. And then proceeded to be one of the most passive aggressive people I've ever met. As someone with ADHD, everyone suddenly thinking they have ADHD is also more harmful than helpful. Being addicted to your phone doesn't mean you have ADHD. I feel like it's just the next evolution of everyone claiming to have depression and anxiety on Tumblr in 2013, which is also where the trans craze started.