I came across an article yesterday entitled "Laughing at Dwarfism is the Last Acceptable Prejudice". It's a great article actually. It talks about how the author and other people with dwarfism have both experienced general prejudice and the added bizarre phenomenon of having people basically ask them if it is ok to tell a story … Continue reading We Need to Stop Saying Things Like “The Last Acceptable Prejudice”
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When Voices of Privilege Compare Oppressions to Make Oppression Respectable
The above image shows a picture of Army Veteran, Noah Galloway crouching as if to start a footrace. He is a double amputee (left arm and leg). He wears a running blade prosthetic. The picture is captioned Caitlyn Jenner won the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. The runner up was this guy: Army Veteran Noah Galloway, … Continue reading When Voices of Privilege Compare Oppressions to Make Oppression Respectable
Don’t Use Being Nice to Disabled People to Redirect Attention Away From Police Violence
Did you know that all the backlash against police misconduct that is currently happening in the United States is actually just people needlessly abusing poor kind police officers? You didn't? You probably think it has something to do with the spate of unnecessary deaths of black people at the hands of police. Police officers who … Continue reading Don’t Use Being Nice to Disabled People to Redirect Attention Away From Police Violence
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