MSNBC is carrying a Reuters article, Insult to injury: More kids hurt by own crutches, about injuries to young people “related to the use of crutches, wheelchairs and walkers”. Apparently, these injuries are “on the rise”, with significant numbers of… Read More ›
From the Sydney Morning Herald, a trans man in Sydney named Conor Montgomery is trying to get his birth certificate changed. So why is this newsworthy? Conor Montgomery, 50, was born a female in Australia but took male hormones, had… Read More ›
Choice here is not just about the choice to terminate an unwanted or unsafe pregnancy. It is also about the choice to continue a pregnancy when others would rather that you did not (a situation that many disabled women in particular find themselves in). It is also about the choice to raise or relinquish the child once it has been born.
Devouring boxed set of Southern Vampire/Sookie Stackhouse novels. Catchya laterz.
Further to incidents where Jetstar expected Fearnley to cool his heels, completely dependent, in a non-self-propelled aisle chair for 90 minutes between checkin and boarding (“Let us drive the wheelchair! It’s safer!), and another incident where someone being pushed in… Read More ›
There are lots and lots and lots of problems with the way people with disabilities are treated while travelling. This is just one of them. ABC: Fearnley blasts Jetstar’s wheelchair policy Disabled athlete Kurt Fearnley has used the National Disability… Read More ›
Last week, we discussed the effective curfew for people with mobility disabilities effected by the nighttime closure of lifts to pedestrian bridges over busy roads. Today, this story appeared in a Perth community newspaper: Station Frustration Victoria Park councillor Claire… Read More ›