Return of the Ableist Narrative: Why do We Keep Having to Demand Food Accessibility

A little over a year ago a tweet went viral. https://twitter.com/awlilnatty/status/705375555030556672 Image Description: tweet with a picture of peeled oranges in plastic containers on a grocery store (whole foods) shelf. Tweet reads “If only nature could find a way to cover these oranges so we didn’t need to waste so much plastic on them” This … Continue reading Return of the Ableist Narrative: Why do We Keep Having to Demand Food Accessibility

Disability is Not the Bogeyman, Stop Using it as a Threat

About a month ago this video of Cosmologist Stephen Hawking was released onto the internet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A92o9O4FZ7Y The video is not a lecture on physics as on might expect from someone who is perhaps the most famous scientist alive today. Instead, it is a video decrying the horrors of the "obesity epidemic". Vague statements are made … Continue reading Disability is Not the Bogeyman, Stop Using it as a Threat