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Really POLITICAL: What Disablist Language Tells Us About How Much People REALLY Know About What Makes Disability “Real”

MP for Norfolk, George Freeman has labelled recent tribunal rulings on benefit decisions  “bizarre” and claimed that tribunal decisions now mean benefits are being given to “people who are taking pills at home, who suffer from anxiety.” Well, yes, quite … Continue reading

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You’re All Right, Am I? Propaganda: Shooting Ourselves in the Statistics.

Born able bods can be funny folk.    Chronically sick people particularly the newly  ex-able bodied person horribly over-estimates the level of benefit fraud. You’d almost think that able bodied people and disabled people have different ways of looking at … Continue reading

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Being Me, Being You: VisiBIlity. Blog for Bi Visibility Day 2016

It’s Bisexual Visibility Day in Bisexual Visibility Week.  If you haven’t heard of either of those celebrations of bisexuality yet it’s OK. Exercise is good for the mind. Let the brain cells dance a bit. In particular I want to … Continue reading

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Disability and Bisexuality

Bi folk do have activism and exposure. and online forums and Facebook groups like Bi Net USA,  and in the UK magazines and e-zines like  ‘Biscuit’, magazines like  Bi Community News, and events like BiTopia BiCon  and bi media in … Continue reading

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_Lady Crookback’s Mini Blog_ 101: _Ranting on Madness

A hell of a lot of people who tick the boxes for sociopath/psychopath are the ones whose families end up addicted, mentally ill themselves, or killing themselves. And those same manipulative, powerful, people bullying on a daily basis RUN the … Continue reading

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Round and Round and ROUND the “Fraud” Conversation…

I’m going to have to write more on how the UK benefit bashing situation came about. A traumatised woman who needs 24-hour care who is an abuse survivor has her local council fighting her care budget on the excuse for … Continue reading

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Paralympic Gold…..

I just won the Gold medal for “Walking while hanging onto my chair instead of being tucked up in a care home or giving up and going to Dignitas” And 2 minutes later I got the ‘hard stare whisper whisper … Continue reading

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