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Dirty Words: Why ‘Disabled’ Isn’t One

DISCLAIMER: Identifying language is a personal choice. This is mine, but I’m not anyone’s ~token disabled person~ so make sure you check in with other folks to see what language and labels they prefer 🙂 Now, let’s get real. Every time I hear the, “but people with disabilities are people first!!! Focus on the person, not the *whispers* […] Read more…

Ableism and Academia: Chronicling the Past 4 Years

[Trigger warning for mentions of ableism, suicide, sexism, and misogyny] Well, it’s official: I am now a university graduate. I am relieved to say that after four long and painful years, I am no longer a student at Mount Saint Vincent University. Instead, I am a graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in […] Read more…