Monthly Archives: July 2015

Disability and Gender: an “Amphibious Thing”

Story is: I was nearly barred from a ‘Women’s Space ‘ at a Pride event last weekend because the security staff didn’t know how to enquire about the care/mobility needs of a wheelchair user with male support staff in a … Continue reading

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A Job: Balancing Spoons On a Knife….

“But you just got up”. They don’t realise sometimes it is the GETTING up that does you in. We have the hang of it now! I had a good 20 years where that was pretty much how it was. For … Continue reading

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It’s Crazy But It’s True…..Authentic Anger and How to Spot It

It really galls me that although some great articles challenge sanophobia/cognitive ableism, the cognitively mainstream always respond to criticism by anyone they know to have mental health issues with ‘she must be manic’. What ALWAYS? Now I’m ‘insane’ you are … Continue reading

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