Disability Movement

Reproductive Justice includes Women with Disabilities

Earlier this month I spoke at a reproductive justice rally, and as much as I was honoured to be there, it wasn't something I ever thought I would do. For a long time I stayed out of the pro-choice conversation. I have always been pro-choice, but I didn't always feel included in the movement. My concerns about reproductive justice… Continue reading Reproductive Justice includes Women with Disabilities

Disability Movement, Events

“Disabling Failure: Sex, Embodiment, and Crip Critique” Event in Waterloo

When: March 1st, 4:30 Where: University of Waterloo, venue to be determined On Thursday March 1st, distinguished scholars Morgan Holmes and Robert McRuer will collaborate to deliver a talk and facilitate a discussion on the theme of "Disabling Failure: Sex, Embodiment, and Crip Critique." Dr. McRuer is Professor of English at George Washington University. His… Continue reading “Disabling Failure: Sex, Embodiment, and Crip Critique” Event in Waterloo

Activism, Disability Movement

The Rose Centre for Young Adults with Disabilities General Meeting

Notice of First General Meeting! The Rose Centre for Young Adults is pleased to announce their first general meeting. Meet other Young Adults with Disabilities. Talk about issues important in your life, including Dating, Sex, Relationships, Independent Living, Social Issues or anything else that matters to you. The purpose of this meeting will be two fold. We want… Continue reading The Rose Centre for Young Adults with Disabilities General Meeting

Disability Movement

Can’t find work? Can’t find a partner? Why not be a phone sex worker?

"Confidence is the sexiest thing a woman can have. It's much sexier than any body part.” - Aimee Mullins First of all I just want to say this is not the blog I intended to write tonight. I am well aware that there may be people reading this who do not agree with what I… Continue reading Can’t find work? Can’t find a partner? Why not be a phone sex worker?

Disability Movement, Media Reviews, Real Beauty

Disability in the Media: Lady Gaga’s Disability Project

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