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Glam for the Scan: How One Outfit Changed Everything

By Alyssa Silva / 2021-09-24
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While I can’t speak on behalf of every medical professional I’ve come across in my lifetime (truth be told, that’d be quite a large number),

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For the Love Who Stayed on My Darkest Nights

By Sherry Toh / 2021-09-01
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After I was hired as a columnist for SMA News Today, a stack of onboarding documents was sent to my email. I spent an entire

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Mirrored to the core

By James Paddock / 2021-08-16
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photograph of James Paddock in an elevator

James Paddock – mirrored to the core

We have gradually

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dissident badges for all

By gobscure / 2021-08-13
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thanks Futures Venture radical Independent Arts fund and Edinburgh Printmakers for supporting us in disrupting Edinburgh International Art Festival

dissident power rangers (all disabled &

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David and Liz Bentley Delivery Woman’s Soul

By Liz Bentley / 2021-08-11
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Liz and David Soul

Liz and David’s Soul

Here is a picture of me with David Soul

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Disabled Immigrants: Living on the Edge of Barbwire

By Alice Wong / 2021-07-25
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Disabled Immigrants: Living on the Edge of Barbwire Qudsiya Naqui

 

Content notes: ableist and sanist language, eugenics, suicide, medical neglect, suffering, abuse, violence, incarceration

 

I first became interested in the disabled immigrant experience through my work running legal services programs for unaccompanied immigrant children detained at the U.S. border from 2011-2018. My work often made me think of a poem by the great Mexican-American queer disabled writer, Gloria Anzaldua:

“1,950-mile-long open wound

dividing

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Inviting People to Sit at the Table of My Disabled Life

By Katie Napiwocki / 2021-07-22
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I can still see the golden afternoon of my first tea party like it was only yesterday.

I swung open the wooden cottage gate. In

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Why My Journey With Disability Pride Isn’t Linear

By Alyssa Silva / 2021-07-16
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Even though I’ve been disabled all my life, I had never heard of Disability Pride Month until I scrolled past someone’s Instagram post last July.

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I Hate The White Man

By Colin Hambrook / 2021-07-12
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This past day or so I’ve been holding down so much anger at all the shit going down. We’ve got a new Nationality and Borders

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Liz Bentley as The Handjob Maiden Delivery Woman

By Liz Bentley / 2021-07-09
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The Handjob Maiden

Liz Performing the Handjob Maiden’s Tales

Among other things, I am writing the sequel

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