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Tamara MacLeod

Writer, Sex Worker and Activist, England

Tamara MacLeod is the pseudonym of a freelance writer, sex worker and activist based in England. Her Twitter is @HiTamaraMacLeod

Written by Tamara MacLeod



Recent Comments

Against neurodiversity

Tamara MacLeod

You have done a great job with a complex and highly sensitive topic. I share a lot of the views of advocates for neurodiversity, but as someone who knows people caring for non-verbal autists round the clock I’m disappointed this article has illicited so much negativity. It is perfectly reasonable to advocate for autistic people with intelligence and compassion while also admitting it is a condition which is often all-consuming. To treat autism as qualitatively comparable with LGBT identities is a big mistake.

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Let us now stop praising famous men (and women)

Tamara MacLeod

It’s another side of the sort of individualism which insists that all one has to do to acquire Elon Musk’s status is work hard. It ignores systemic realities, which in turn distracts people from questioning how we might work on the conditions which bred the need for philanthropy from millionaires in the first place.

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