Here’s a little bit of Australian history trivia: the 300th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death coincided with the first celebration of ANZAC day. Sydney’s Shakespeare memorialists had spent four years planning major events, including booking the fanciest theatre in town for… Read More ›
Signal Boost: Assist A Sista
This community-based organisation fills the gaps in existing services serving survivors of domestic violence, and it’s kind of incredible.
Signal Boost: Making Airwaves
Windgap Foundation has partnered with Eastside Radio 89.7FM, theatre professionals and DJs to develop the ‘Making Airwaves’ project, an opportunity for people with an intellectual disability to learn radio presentation and production skills, creating their own radio show to be aired on International Day of People with Disability, 3 December 2013.
Hello, gentle readers! I’m Chally, and I’m the newest blogger around these parts. I’m a university student and freelance writer based in Sydney who is very fond of Doctor Who (well, of course), theatre, baking, literature, guinea pigs, and all… Read More ›
Open letter to Feministing – co-signed
An Open Letter to Feministing on ableism and disability issues. (And a general rec for Meloukhia’s blog, which is a powerhouse of feministy delight.) The Open Letter has been co-signed by many, including over at the Feministing Community [Headdesk warning… Read More ›
Upcoming Press Club: Dr Rhonda Galbally on the “Shut Out” Report
Don’t miss Dr Rhonda Galbally on the National Press Club next week! Wednesday 7th October, ABC, 12:30 pm. Excerpt from the NPC website: Dr Galbally will present evidence from Shut Out – a report recently released by the National People… Read More ›
“Harmonisation” of disabled parking schemes: What are the current State and Territory criteria?
Join our Facebook group – “Against the Proposed Narrowing of Accessible Parking Permit Eligibility“! ~~~ WildlyParenthetical is feminist, queer, white, TAB [Temporarily Able-Bodied] and recently, an official Doctor (no, she can’t write prescriptions, sadly… but she can analyse and theorise… Read More ›
On ambient intimacy and assistive devices
I was having a discussion about ambient intimacy in a couple of elsewheres, where I tried (and possibly failed) to say that what is so reviled by opinion editors and other meatsnobs can be useful in all sorts of ways.
I like the little slices of life on my friends’ livejournals, however trivial, because I just can’t access this sort chatter in my meatspace. Yes, I want to know how