The Flaws in Literally Checking Your Privilege

A couple years ago Buzzfeed published a quiz called How Privileged are You? It contains 100 statements of which the quiz taker is supposed to mark each which applies to them. Each statement is meant to be a point of social and cultural privilege. I have noticed that the quiz is being shared again so … Continue reading The Flaws in Literally Checking Your Privilege

In Defense of the Radical Idea of Letting Disabled People Exist in Public Without Comment

Today, I was reading a blog post by Dominick Evans called Don't "Just Say Hi" to Me...Just Fuck Off Instead. He's referencing the Cerebral Palsy Foundation's ill advised campaign to combat people's discomfort around disability by inviting them to engage with disabled people and "Just Say Hi". In my experience people don't have trouble saying … Continue reading In Defense of the Radical Idea of Letting Disabled People Exist in Public Without Comment