Tag: social justice

1 Comment on Thinking Of Us All – Disability Day of Mourning
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Thinking Of Us All – Disability Day of Mourning

Society does not treat disabled people with the compassion, respect or listening ear with which it treats our abusers.

1 Comment on #DoctorsAreDickheads isn’t attacking the NHS – it’s giving it an opportunity
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#DoctorsAreDickheads isn’t attacking the NHS – it’s giving it an opportunity

These hashtags should not be seen as harmful to the NHS. Instead, they should be seen as an opportunity to listen to patients, listen to disability activists, and instigate reform that could change the NHS for the better.

0 Comment on “Apology Not Accepted” – The Shadow of Section 28
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“Apology Not Accepted” – The Shadow of Section 28

We are expected to accept their apologies with grace and forgiveness, as if the damage can be  swept away with the benevolence of our queer absolution.

0 Comment on ‘The Paralympics Paradox’ – how it hurts disabled people
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‘The Paralympics Paradox’ – how it hurts disabled people

In an age where cuts to support are justified by shifting the goalposts of ‘need’ , the Paralympics are held up as an example of what all disabled people ‘could’ achieve with a little bit of spunk and a can-do attitude.

2 Comments on Liebster Award 2018!
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Liebster Award 2018!

The Liebster Award is designed to encourage connections between bloggers. So let’s get connecting!

0 Comment on Autistic Anger Can Change The World
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Autistic Anger Can Change The World

Let 2018 be the year that Autistic anger burns bright . Let it be the year in which they can’t pretend they can’t hear us any more.