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By tigtog on November 22, 2012
Let me make this quite clear. I do not identify as a person with a disability. I’m a disabled person. And I’ll be a monkey’s disabled uncle if I’m going to apologise for that.
By Mary on August 23, 2012
Amara (Universal Subtitles) is great stuff! You submit the URL into the Amara website and a tool opens up that lets you enter subtitles for the video, in three easy (or easier than I thought!) steps.
By Lauredhel on August 16, 2012
Despite being born with the use of both legs, many of these bipedal athletes inspire us with their commitment and guts. Having typically learned to walk around the age of one, these amazing Olympians don’t let their lurching two-phase locomotion hold them back. Thought they may look unwieldy to the naive eye, as viewers their movements soon look natural to us. We can see their grace and nimbleness shine through.
By tigtog on July 30, 2012
Eleanor Gibbs has a cracker of an article in New Matilda on the national disgrace that is the continuing roadblocks to the National Disability Insurance Scheme:
By tigtog on June 1, 2012
From The F-Word Blog by Philippa Willitts – a comprehensive outline of common accessibility issues that ought to be considered by those running any social justice event.
By Beppie on March 7, 2012
Greetings, Outlanders! Tonight it’s a Toby extravaganza — discuss it here! In verse! (Except I was kidding about the “in verse” bit. :P)
By Beppie on February 29, 2012
Tonight’s Outland takes us on a Fab-ulous journey! Discuss it here!
By Beppie on February 22, 2012
What wonders await us on Outland tonight, as we venture into Andy’s home? Discuss them here!
By Jo Tamar on January 15, 2012
Jo Tamar’s second review for the 2012 Australian Women Writer’s Challenge – Cargo by Jessica Au.
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By Beppie on November 22, 2011
It’s been almost a month since Allie Brosh posted this at her blog Hyperbole and a Half, but I only just saw it: Adventures in Depression. I know I can definitely relate to this, and I have the feeling that I’m not the only one.
By Guest Hoyden on September 14, 2011
It is a violation of Australian privacy law to collect private medical information, which is specifically designated “sensitive information”, without a damn good reason. Is anyone making a noise about this?