This post contains spoilers I know I’m late in presenting an opinion on Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water but considering that the Oscar nominations were just released and Del Toro’s film has garnered a number of nominations including Best Actress for Sally Hawkins, I may be late but I’m certainly … Continue reading The Shape of Water is a Toxic Romantic Fantasy: The Issues With this Disability Romance Narrative
Month: January 2018
Let’s Contextualize the Suspension of that University of Guelph Prof who Bullied a Disabled Student
Yesterday, a story came out about a University of Guelph professor who had openly mocked a disabled student during lecture. This resulted in the targeted student leaving the room along with his aide. Many of his classmates followed suit. The professor in question has been placed on leave and the incident is being applauded as … Continue reading Let’s Contextualize the Suspension of that University of Guelph Prof who Bullied a Disabled Student
Katimavik Completely Changed My Life for the Better but I have Misgivings about it Coming Back
When I was 18, I was diagnosed as being autistic. I finally had an explanation for all the social misunderstanding and interpersonal faux pas I’d experienced. I now knew that every time I was punished for some mysterious crime with the all too frequent admonishment ‘It’s not what you said, it’s how you said … Continue reading Katimavik Completely Changed My Life for the Better but I have Misgivings about it Coming Back
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