- Recommended Reading for 1 October, 2010
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?
First up, something close to my heart as a user of Sydney public transport from Jo Tamar at Wallaby: ...
- Signal Boost: Assistance Dog Blog Carnival — Your Input Requested
Sharon and Barnum over at After Gadget have it in mind to begin an Assistance Dog Blog Carnival. The majority of the information can be found at their blog:
I love blog carnival and blogswarms. I try to participate in them as much as I’m able (which is a lot less often than I’d ...
- Autism & Internet Usage Survey
ETA: Several people have brought up concerns with this survey in the comments, including the AQ test that is at the end. You may want to check the concerns in the comments before deciding if you want to take the survey.
I am an active autistic self-advocate and autism researcher (PhD student, educational psychology). I ...
- Recommended Reading for 30 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 ...
- Guest Post from Lisa: Invisible Ableism
Lisa Harney is a single lesbian with ADHD, three cats, and a penchant for writing about social justice and transphobia. She blogs regularly at Questioning Transphobia.
So one of the most frustrating experiences of coming to terms with my disability is realizing just how much ableism has impacted my life without my realization. I mean, I knew ...
- 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:
- 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. ...