Badass Activist The OG | Eve Hinson

Eve Hinson, Badass Founder & Contributor | >> @badassadvocate | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest | Tumblr

Eve Hinson is an Autistic activist, speaker, writer and artist. Also the founder of

She launched the site in April 2016 after an incredibly successful protest, #TheReal5150 campaign, against institutionalized stigma promoted in grocery stores by an energy drink.

Today she focuses on sharing her lived-experience with PTSD and Functional Neurological Disorder to law enforcement, first responders, and students. Eve has been trained by Each Mind Matters and NAMI on advocacy and how to help break the stigma of living with a severe mental illness.

She’s also a current board member for Resources for Independence Central Valley (RICV), a past board member of NAMI Fresno, and Area 8 Board California State Council on Developmental Disabilities.

Eve is a medicinal cannabis patient and advocate too.

In her previous life, she participated in the wave of technology that changed the world and loved it. It all began at in 1996.

Catch Eve’s Badass Activism . . . 

“I’m the real 5150 and I’m telling you this is stigma. We don’t live the madness by choice and to say that it’s a choice is false.” – Eve Hinson

>> On NPR:  Controversy Brews As Save Mart Drops Energy Drink Over “51FIFTY” Name

>> On The Mighty:  Energy Drink 51Fifty Under Fire for Stigmatizing Mental Illness

>> On the News:

>> In the Papers: 

>> In Person: Eve is a community speaker to break the stigma of living (Each Mind Matters & NAMI trained) with PTSD and Functional Neurlogical Disorder. During talks she includes her experiences being Autistic, the Autistic & Neurodiversity Civil Rights Movement, living with severe mental illness and being considered “a 5150.”


Catch Eve on YouTube

Each Mind Matters: Eve Shares Her Story 2014

 Peer-perspective Cannabis Reviews 

SnapChat Diaries of the Neurodiverse

View Eve’s blog | Badass the OG

Peer-led Initiatives for Neurodiversity

%d bloggers like this: