A social media fact-checking exercise!
The critiques here are incredibly important. Your newsletter is articulating a lot of the BS that I lost interest in explaining after getting so far in academia as an aspiring psychologist: now recovering from all of this, THIS is the kind of media that I seek and find accurate, and comforting. Biological essentialism has been the death of too many. Community and I are moving beyond the DSM and white supremacy determining outcomes of our health, and continuing to move toward the positive health implications of abolition and community care. This content is a great starting point in leaning into this with ADHD specifically.
Thanks for that critique of TGL. When it was announced, and now recently with the buzz around its release (being in publishing, I can tell you it is quite a lot of buzz!), I was deeply concerned with the premise. I have it on hold at my local library to (most likely) critique, but I am glad to read other thoughtful critiques in this space. The mind reels, always.