This rant is brought to you by someone in my life who seems to thin that women are way too emotional and would seem more mature if they could just operated on an even keel all the time... I'll pause while you roll on the floor with laughter. I'm not trying to pick on him,… Continue reading I am a Proud Emotional Woman
The clothing company famous for selling it's clothes with sexist advertising has sunk to a new low. The company is searching for "The Best (Female) Bottom in the World" with pictures of the latest contestants posted on their website. It's as nameless and faceless as an online quickie. I'm well aware that this kind of… Continue reading Has #American Apparel’s #Sexist #Marketing finally gone too far?
I`ve recently become very interested in how the media is using disability as a hot topic, while still oppressing people with disabilities. In doing some research on this topic I came across an excellent article on Lady Gaga’s Disability Project. I`m all for people with disabilities expressing their sexuality, but Lady Gaga`s paparazzi video leaves… Continue reading Disability in the Media: Lady Gaga’s Disability Project
There are a couple of these already online, but they are written by able-bodied people, and seem to miss some major points of privilege. I decided to write my own. 1. I can, if I wish, arrange to attend social events without worrying if they are accessible to me. 2. If I am in the… Continue reading The Invisible Backpack of Able-Bodied Privilege Checklist
I've posted this on other things before, but it's worth repeating: 1) What better excuse to get a guy to hold doors open for you? 2)"Excuse me, would you mind picking that up for me?" --GREAT way to meet cute guys, LOL 3) Shopping is much less exhausting when you can speed though the mall… Continue reading Why it Rocks to be a Woman in a Wheelchair!!!