Tag: disability

The Limits of Empathy

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On November 5, 2013

As you may know from my other posts, I am a person living with a disability – well, a couple. One consequence of this is that I have had the experience of having no neuropathy in my hands, and a

QUICKIES 08/26/2013

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On August 26, 2013

Here’s a chart showing the distribution of abortion clinic loss in recent years. A great essay on how disability is representationally gendered, which marginalizes women with invisible disabilit

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#FuckCisPeople

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On August 19, 2013
I really didn’t like this tag to begin with. So I tried to write something saying I am trans, and then trying to draw a connection between my experience being trans and being disabled. I tried to write about how even though so many able-bodied people have harmed me, I still wouldn’t say fuckablebodiedpeople and […]

Microagressions

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On April 10, 2013

I’ve had some weird experiences lately. Today, a good friend’s parents, whose known me for many years (long enough to have seen my magical transformation from person with untreated chronic

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