a lot of people put "autistic person overexplains something" in the same bucket as mansplaining because they don't really care to differentiate and it's amazingly efficient at being both ableist and triple shitty to autistic trans women

@kat Wait is that kind of infodump an autistic thing? Like, how are people supposed to know what others do or don't already know???

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@hazelnot @kat there are literally, grammatically, two questions in this post

to the first, yes it's typically associated with being autistic

to the second, people just kinda assume the other person has the relevant background and that contributes to an enormous amount of misunderstandings and we just kinda live with that somehow

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@carcinopithecus @kat I do that sometimes and I sometimes suspect I might be autistic but also sometimes it seems really unlikely so uh,

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