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You read that right! anxioushands.com
And go see A Wrinkle in Time!
Really good ideas and information here! Source: 5 Ways to Lovingly Support Someone With C-PTSD
I forgot to post here that my essay “Move Like You’re From Thra, My People” about disability and The Dark Crystal has gone live at the kickstarter for Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction! Please enjoy.
Last night, I was in a Fringe play, and my character was a disabled woman who has figured out how to monetize pity and guilt by going on a motivational speaking tour circuit. (It’s fun! You should see it if you’re in town.) This morning, I was at a coffee shop with a very youngContinue reading “I am so motherfucking inspirational”
This is my second open letter to Seward Co-op’s board, HR, and managers regarding unionization efforts at Seward, and your by-the-book union bashing. After my first letter, Sean sent me an email all about how cooperative they were being with the union. Look! He said. Look how great we are being! This letter was clearlyContinue reading “Second open letter to union-busting Seward Co-op: stop illegally harassing Amy Swenson.”
Today, walking downtown, I approached a man sitting on a windowsill, holding a cane. We locked eyes and exchanged the Crip Nod. We know what it’s like to have people look away from you on the street. “How are you TODAY?” he asked. “TODAY is good,” I said. “How’s it going TODAY?” “Good, good.” No oneContinue reading “On Being SEEN”
Dear Board, Manager Sean Doyle, and HR Director Liz Wozniak, When I received your ridiculously slick corporate letter about the unionization efforts of the workers at Seward Co-op, stating that Seward would be forcing them to hold an election, I immediately knew you were engaged in an illegal intimidation campaign. I knew this becauseContinue reading “My open letter on union busting by the Seward Co-op”
Here is what white privilege looks like, even if you don’t have a lot of money and have other stuff stacked against you: I saw a couple cops at Chipotle a few days ago. I was very very very tired from moving and painting and moving again and moving again, and so my usual waryContinue reading “This is what white privilege looks like”