Tag Archives: Disability Rights

Occupy Carlton

TweetSwitched at Birth may not be on your great-television radar. It’s an ABC Family drama series about two teenage girls who discover, of course, that they were switched at birth. One of the girls, Bay, has grown up in a rich white family and is hearing; the other, Daphne, has been raised by a struggling [...]
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Don’t use “crazy”: a parody against ableism and cissexism

Tweet Content warning: this post contains discussion of ableist, cissexist, and homophobic rhetoric. Thursday, a group of Virginia feminists slipped in on the tail-end of the summer’s “Call Me Maybe” parodies. The video, from the organization Cooch Watch 2012, immediately went viral in the feminist blogosphere, including here on Feministing. It was a clever, timely [...]
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Don’t use “crazy” :a parody against ableism & cissexism

TweetContent warning: this post contains discussion of ableist, cissexist, and homophobic rhetoric. Thursday, a group of Virginia feminists slipped in on the tail-end of the summer’s “Call Me Maybe” parodies. The video, from the organization Cooch Watch 2012, immediately went viral in the feminist blogosphere, including here on Feministing. It was a clever, timely piece [...]
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Get the Woman-Haters Outta There, Once and For All

Tweet A SYTYCB Entry Anyone who supports a woman’s right to make her own reproductive choices acknowledges that there is no right way for everyone.  As Jos pointed out this week, there are many, many reasons for having an abortion and for being pro-choice.  It will only help the cause of reproductive freedom if we [...]
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Sterilization of developmentally disabled women

TweetThis is in response to “How the war on reproductive freedom hurts women with disabilities.” I understand the dangers in assuming that developmentally disabled women cannot make their own reproductive choices, but my experience–or at least, the experience of my mother–makes me feel differently than the author of that post. It can be hard to [...]
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