Hearing privilege is a real thing. Most people are at least marginally aware of the Deaf community, and the proliferation of ASL in high schools and colleges has helped shedContinue reading “Deaf Discrimination”
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Christin Scarlett Milloy reports on the case of a black, Deaf and disabled trans woman, Kylie Brooks, who, after having successfully advocated for change to local Toronto services whose policiesContinue reading “Facebook Fail”
Unpacking the Social Model of Disability
I love this article by Lisa Egan exploring disability as a social construct, rather than a medical issue. “The medical model — the idea that a person has a disabilityContinue reading “Unpacking the Social Model of Disability”
Who is Perfect?
“Pro Infirmis, an organization for the disabled, created a series of mannequins based on real people with physical disabilities, working with individuals like Jasmine Rechsteiner, a Miss Handicap winner whoContinue reading “Who is Perfect?”