Kesha Rose and Ableism – “I’m Crazy, That’s My Word”

In a popular defense of Kesha, where Kesha’s intelligence is not even criticised, the response starts off by saying that Kesha is a “certified genius” with a high IQ and SAT score. To me, that’s like saying that because she is smart she is deserving of respect, which I find insulting. Even if people aren’t conventionally smart, they deserve respect. Also, according to Canadian researchers, IQ tests are “not a valid way of assessing brainpower”.

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