Quietly seething

It’s times like these when I wish that I was still more involved in advocacy, but I know that I don’t really have the resources that I need to be able to do much effective advocacy, so all I can do is quietly seethe while watching the world.

I’ve been quiet. I haven’t said anything about Pauline Hanson’s comments, and here’s why:

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Navigating Lived Experience

“Navigating lived experience” is something I’ve been thinking about for a little while. A quick google tells me that this isn’t a phrase I’ve made up. But, it is a thought process of mine which has been going on for a few months now.
Before I begin explaining what I mean by navigating lived experience,…

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BADD 2017: The Complexities of I can’t

Today is the tenth annual Blogging Against Disablism Day. I’ve spent the past week thinking about potential topics. I thought about addressing the ableist task force that has been set up in NSW, Australia to address “terrorism”. I debated writing about med shaming dressed up as “feminism”. Neither of those topics were particularly appealing though.