Please Stop Simultaneously Bringing Attention to and Minimizing Examples of Passive Oppression

First off lets define what I mean by passive oppression. I am referring to those instances of bigotry that people unaffected by the oppression don't see as problematic. These actions are usually brushed off with a "oh I didn't mean it that way" or "It was Just a joke, lighten up". The thing that makes … Continue reading Please Stop Simultaneously Bringing Attention to and Minimizing Examples of Passive Oppression

Pregnancy and the Fear of Disability on Facebook

Congratulations on the baby, do you guys want a boy or a girl? Oh we don't care, just so long as the baby's healthy This is such a common conversation that occurs during early pregnancy and it makes many a disabled person cringe, myself included. Don't get me wrong, I understand the sentiment and as … Continue reading Pregnancy and the Fear of Disability on Facebook