Disability Movement

People with Disabilities March and Roll on the Streets of Toronto

On October 13th, 2012 the disability community once again made their voices heard on the streets of Toronto. They marched with a goal to bring recognition of the struggles and value of people with disabilities as we fight against ableism and other forms of oppression, but they also marched to celebrate and take pride in… Continue reading People with Disabilities March and Roll on the Streets of Toronto

Economic Justice, NewsFlash

#Toronto #hate literature targets #homeless, #disabled, sex workers, psych survivors, addicts, #racialized people, etc etc

A book was just published by a Toronto Sun cartoonist that is like a catalogue of street-involved homeless people.   It has profiles of each person with a drawing and description, often using people's real name. The drawings also lable various features on the person's body as if they are animals to be examed, for… Continue reading #Toronto #hate literature targets #homeless, #disabled, sex workers, psych survivors, addicts, #racialized people, etc etc

Economic Justice

#Olympic #homeless pavilion feels contrived and dumbed down

By Miro Cernetig, Vancouver SunFebruary 1, 2010 It doesn't take long to get that nagging feeling something's wrong inside the Olympics' homeless pavilion -- a.k.a. the Downside Eastside Connect, a provincial kiosk that opens today to purportedly show the world the facts of life in our downtown ghetto. Perhaps it's that staged, glossy photo at… Continue reading #Olympic #homeless pavilion feels contrived and dumbed down