All posts by Claire Fitzsimmons

Claire Fitzsimmons is the Founder and Director of Salty.
Disability / Identity

The Limitations of Empathy

"For many autistic people who’ve been accused of not having (enough) empathy or of...
Disability / Health / Religion

Religion Won’t Heal My Disability. I Wish My Family Understood That.

"Why can't you just accept me for who I am?"

To the Girl With My Ex

"You just started dating a new guy, and he happens to be my ex-husband."
Body Positivity / Identity / queer

Why I’ll Never Change My Name, Even While Changing My Body

"Losing someone that young is so painful, that I honestly still don’t dare to...
Feminism / Self Care / Sex Work / Social Media

As a Former Sex Worker, I Want Our Representation to Include the Bad, and the Ugly.

“People only seem to care about stories of sex workers who are wholly empowered,...