The concept of modesty has been used worldwide to police the lives of women and teach them to be ashamed of their bodies. It also has an effect on trans and intersex people, no matter how they identify.
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Most companies probably wouldn’t have engaged in any kind of discussion at all after receiving critical feedback. But Cibu has; I want to acknowledge them for taking this initial positive step.
In the U.S., I have to go on a message-board to find others that understand my issues, whereas in Jordan I found someone I could converse openly and in detail with about my difficulty.
When I applied to an undergraduate study abroad program in Jordan, I never anticipated how it would change my perception of myself as someone with epilepsy, or that it would be an experience of how ethnicity, disability, and prejudice can connect.
For a long time now, I’ve been struggling to find a phrase which accurately and succinctly describes men like Rivers Cuomo, frontman of Weezer. You know the type: skinny, ‘shortsighted’, owner of a million band t-shirts, aura of brokenheartedness.
This post by AutistLiam is for Blogging Against Disablism Day 2012. Content notes/trigger warning: mental and physical disability, neuro atypicality, mental and physical ableism. – G. First of all, I’d like to thank Grace for letting me post here. I’m very grateful and aware that this post is a bit [...]
Trigger warning: racism, racialized violence, silence and enabling around racial violence. [Ed note:] I’ve been really appalled (not to say surprised) by the silence from most prominent white evangelicals – liberal, moderate, and conservative – on the Trayvon Martin case. There are a few popular white Christian bloggers and publications [...]