disablism

  • SkepticismPhoto of Poverty & Disability: A Most Dangerous Combination

    Poverty & Disability: A Most Dangerous Combination

    Poverty plus disability equals death sentence. They’re like bleach and ammonia: if the twain do meet and there are no windows for you to open, you’re history. This is about someone who found a window or two but could have just as easily asphyxiated. He was born into the middle class but a custody battle (and, later, his mother’s drug problems)…

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  • Guest BloggersPhoto of Guest Post: Blog Against “Disablism” Day by Sarah Moglia

    Guest Post: Blog Against “Disablism” Day by Sarah Moglia

    Our second guest blog today is from my friend and personal hero, Sarah Moglia, talking about invisible disability and how not to be a huge jerk friend to your newly disabled friends. ——— Disability. It’s one of those big, scary words that you think you know the meaning to. It’s one of those things that happens to other people, but…

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  • Guest BloggersPhoto of Guest Post: Blog Against “Disablism” Day by Chris “Gonz Blinko” Hofstader

    Guest Post: Blog Against “Disablism” Day by Chris “Gonz Blinko” Hofstader

    Today’s guest post is from Chris Hofstader (featured in a previous guest post) and concerns Blog Against Disablism Day. I am not eloquent enough to describe how compelling, thought-provoking, and eye-opening this post is for people who are not aware of the issues behind disablism, you just have to read it yourself. ———————————————— A number of advocates and activists who…

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