Tag: Disability

LISTEN – Review

In response to Sia’s disaster of a film, Music, CommunicationFIRST have released a video of their own titled LISTEN. Immediately, it evokes memories of the infamous Autism Speaks slogan “it’s time to listen.” This video proves that when it comes to autism discourse, autistic people are the ones who should be listened to first, especially those who are nonspeaking. …

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“Normal” People are Devils!

Some people might think ableism is just the flavor of the month, yet another tool Social Justice Warriors like to use to be “professional victims” Isn’t it obvious that the only two types of isms in this country are racism and sexism? Those are the holy pillars of the oppression hierarchy that society has deemed…

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Disability is Not a Bad Word

Disability is not a bad word. Anyone who says otherwise is either being difficult, or they don’t know any better. There’s nothing wrong with not knowing any better—that’s how you learn. There’s been a lot of confusion over the years with able-bodied people not exactly knowing what to call people with disabilities. So, they make…

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Using Intersectionality Correctly

Intersectionality is a term that’s been thrown around a lot recently. The idea that there is a hierarchy of oppression within marginalized groups is nothing new. However, while intersectionality was originally used to understand the specific struggles facing women of color, it is now sometimes used as a tool to prove how certain marginalized groups…

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Disabled People Have Sex Too

There is a common misconception among able-bodied society that people with disabilities are asexual. This falsehood stems from a series of inaccurate stereotypes society has of the disabled which has been perpetuated by lack of representation in the media. It is true that on average people with disabilities have sex less than those without a…

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