Chronological Archives

  • Recommended Reading for Wednesday, September 29 Insomnia Anna says: “Yawn” Raising My Boychick: On The Ubiquitous Use of “Crazy” Now you’re just being melodramatic. Don’t you have bigger things to worry about? Sure. I have mental health disparity because of racism and other bigotries, and exorbitant prices of prescription drugs, and insurance that won’t cover the medicines that work for me, and mental health ...
  • (Semi-)Weekly Job Round-up As always, these are jobs that I come across in my web-readings, they are not endorsed by anyone here in any way, and I cannot answer any questions about them. I only have two today: The first is in the UK, the second in Canada: Company Seeks Amputee Actors Trauma FX Ltd employs amputee actors ...
  • Check out the most recent Disability Carnival at Astrid’s Journal! September’s awesome disability carnival is up at Astrid’s Journal: Disability Blog Carnival: Identity. October’s edition is scheduled to be hosted at Through Myself and Back Again, by lilwatchergirl. Keep an eye out for more details!
  • Recommended Reading for 28 September, 2010 I hope all is well in your world on this fine Tuesday! Gentle reader, be cautioned: comments sections on mainstream media sites tend to not be safe and we here at FWD/Forward don’t necessarily endorse all the opinions in these pieces. Let’s jump right in, shall we? Canada: Disabled-services flip-flop at Winnipeg Free Press: The ...
  • We also have the right to be in public This is a guest post from Thetroubleis, a knitting, writing, dog training, queer uppity negress who enjoys writing about race, madness, disability, adoption and the intersections of the aforementioned subjects. She is a big geek who spends good deal of time raging against fandom and canon underrepresented of marginalized people and squeeing about new episodes. ...
  • Recommended Reading for 27 September 2010 Warning: Offsite links are not safe spaces. Articles and comments in the links may contain ableist, sexist, and other -ist language and ideas of varying intensity. Opinions expressed in the articles may not reflect the opinions held by the compiler of the post and links are provided as topics of interest ...
  • Things That Make My Life Easier: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Today, I am taking a page from amandaw’s awesome series “Things That Make My Life Easier” and have chosen to spotlight ...
  • Recommended Reading for 24 September, 2010: Travelling Edition This edition, like the transportation edition earlier this month, was Anna’s idea! Gentle reader, be cautioned: comments sections on mainstream media sites  tend to not be safe and we here at FWD/Forward don’t necessarily  endorse all the opinions in these pieces. Let’s jump right in, shall we? Disability News Asia: Tata Motors buses for Commonwealth Games in ...
  • The Canadian Government Is Going To Court So They Don’t Have To Make Web Content Accessible To Screen Readers Frankly, if the Federal Government doesn’t think that their websites provide information in a timely fashion, and that access to that information isn’t something that they should prioritize, why are they bothering with them in the first place? And if they do think it’s important, why are they in essence arguing that “It’s important ...
  • Recommended Reading for Thursday, September 23 Recommended Reading for Thursday. I never quite got the hang of Thursdays.