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Lauredhel is an Australian woman and mother with a disability. She blogs about disability and accessibility, social and reproductive justice, gender, freedom from violence, the uses and misuses of language, medical science, otters, gardening, and cooking.

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3 responses to “What do disabled people, fat people, and indigenous languages have in common? They’re not disposable.”

  1. blue milk

    Fantastic post – really interesting links.

  2. Disabled in a disaster? Just wait until we’ve helped all the real people, all right? at Hoyden About Town

    [...] Lauredhel had a post a few days ago noting the plight of a quadriplegic man abandoned while the ablebodied passengers were evacuated during the train breakdown on the Sydney Harbour Bridge recently and told he would be evacuated “in two or three days”. (Luckily nearby construction workers showed some initiative and rescued him using a forklift.) [...]

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