Lydia X. Z. Brown

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Lydia X. Z. Brown
Lydia Brown at Colorado Trust.jpg
Brown speaking at the Colorado Trust in 2017
Date of birth 1993
Place of birth Jiangsu, China[1]
Nationality American
Pronouns they/them
Gender identity genderqueer/nonbinary/gendervague[2]/transmasculine[3]

Lydia X. Z. Brown is a Chinese-American autistic disability rights activist, writer, and public speaker.[4]

Brown was diagnosed as autistic at age thirteen, in eighth grade.[5][6]

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  1. "Lydia X. Z. Brown". Gates Discovery Center. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  2. Brown, Lydia X. Z. (22 June 2016). "Gendervague: At the Intersection of Autistic and Trans Experiences". The Asperger / Autism Network (AANE). Retrieved 9 June 2020.
  3. Lydia X. Z. Brown [@autistichoya] (10 June 2020). "I'm horrified+enraged that JK Rowling isn't just openly a TERF now, but using autistic people as pawns. I'm autistic. I'm openly nonbinary and transmasculine. I was not brainwashed or manipulated into being trans. That's just rank, disgusting ableism on top of anti-trans hate" – via Twitter.
  4. Davis, Jenny B. (April 1, 2020). "From neurodiversity awareness to autism activism, this disability justice advocate fights for the rights of the marginalized". ABA Journal. Retrieved July 16, 2020.
  5. Brown, Lydia X. Z. (18 June 2020). "We Can't Address Disability WIthout Addressing Race. Here's Why". learnplaythrive. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  6. Callahan, Molly (19 April 2018). "The autistic, non-binary, queer, law student fighting for disability justice". Northeastern University. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
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