This deeply personal post took a long time to find the courage to write.
It’s over at Respectfully Connected but I want to share it here because it explains a little about my identity and experiences.

A second coming out & getting proud by practising

“Briannon is a proudly queer, autistic woman with three autistic children”

Sometimes I feel my ‘intro to Bri’ should swap the word ‘proudly’ with ‘fearful’, because most days my Autistic pride feels more like fear.

That’s because identifying as autistic in my 30s is my second coming out.

My first coming out was when I fell in love with my wife at 21. I joyfully told every important person in my life, “I’m in love with a woman, I’m gay!”

Read this post in full here at Respectfully Connected

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