Tag: mental illness

Police Shoot Autistic Trans Man After Being Alerted to Suicide Risk – The media have been misgendering and dead naming Kayden Clarke all over the place. In a story that’s become all too common in the USA, the police respond to a person having a mental health crisis by escalating the situation and then executing the person they […]
“The worst thing to call somebody is “crazy”. It’s dismissive. I don’t understand this person, so they’re crazy. That’s bullshit! People are not crazy. They are strong people. Maybe the environment is a little sick.” –Dave Chappelle 1 in 5 Americans deals with some form of mental illness. Yet despite its relatively commonplace occurrence, those with […]

QUICKIES 08/26/2013

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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