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FWD Retrospective Week: FWD Elsewhere Edition

Welcome to FWD retrospective week! We’ve taking a look back at some of our favourite posts on a variety of themes over the next week. Anna: Bitch: I Promise You Haven’t Heard This One Before (or, the one where Anna completely loses it and goes hard-core bitter, oh my gosh) Once, not all that long [...]

FWD Retrospective Week: Guest Posts Edition

Welcome to FWD retrospective week! We’ve taking a look back at some of our favourite posts on a variety of themes over the next week. Kaz: Disability and Asexuality Talking about the intersection of asexuality and disability is pretty difficult, because “asexuality” gets another meaning in disability rights discourse: it’s used to refer to the various [...]

FWD Retrospective Week: Policy Edition

Welcome to FWD retrospective week! We’ve taking a look back at some of our favourite posts on a variety of themes over the next week. s.e. smith: Florida Court Ruling: Community-based Services, Not Institutionalisation Forced institutionalisation is not the only denial of rights and autonomy to people with disabilities that people think of as a [...]

FWD Retrospective Week: Accessibility Edition

Welcome to FWD retrospective week! We’ve taking a look back at some of our favourite posts on a variety of themes over the next week. s.e. smith: Accessibility Policies Done Right: The Legion of Honor in San Francisco I think that this policy really speaks to the amount of activism which the disability community has [...]

FWD Retrospective Week: Pop Culture Edition

Welcome to FWD retrospective week! We’ve taking a look back at some of our favourite posts on a variety of themes over the next week. s.e. smith: Hipster Ableism Hipster -ism is a type of humour which people use because they mistakenly identify it as edgy and transgressive. The idea is that it’s funny because [...]

FWD Retrospective Week: Reviews Edition

Welcome to FWD retrospective week! We’ve taking a look back at some of our favourite posts on a variety of themes over the next week. Annaham: Film Review: HBO’s “Kevorkian” The entire film is framed by Kevorkian’s ill-fated 2008 bid for a congressional seat representing the state of Michigan –  his platform, as the film [...]

FWD Retrospective Week: Disability Narratives Edition

Welcome to FWD retrospective week! We’ve taking a look back at some of our favourite posts on a variety of themes over the next week. Anna: Lucky for us, there’s money to be thrown One of the many, many things that bothers me about disability & accessibility is how many of the problems can be [...]

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