disablism

Blogging Against Disablism Day 2011

A fantastic collection of posts has already been published and collated for BADD 2011 over at Diary Of A Goldfish, and there will definitely be more to come.

It’s not too late to write one yourself, if you were thinking of it and haven’t managed it yet. May 1st is a suggestion, everybody understands about clashing priorities and perhaps your spoons allocation.

Quickhit: irresponsible

The coroner investigating the death of Maia Comas “has been unable to determine whether or not her death was accidental” but has indicated that Maia’s parents were greatly irresponsible.

“Mens sana in corpora sano”

I’m reading “Enforcing Normalcy”, by Lennard J Davis. The second chapter, “Constructing Normalcy”, talks about the development of the concept of “normal” in European/American culture, mostly from the seventeenth century onwards. On page 37-38, he talks about early twentieth century… Read More ›