- Black Lives Matter
- DISability inclusion always, all days, every way
- LGBTQIAA affirmative
– Lilla Watson, Aboriginal Activist
- Gender justice
- Free Palestine
- Refugees have right of passage & right of return
- Antisemitism is racism
- Fat is a DISability issue
- The only safe borders are open borders
- U.S. out of North America (yeah, you read that right)
- Indigenous rights now
- Universal human rights
- Universal humanity
- Workers’ Rights
- A woman’s place is in the world
- Trans sisters are women
- LOS MARINES NO PASARAN!
- DIALOGUE MATTERS
- HONOR THE TREATIES
- No ban, no Wall!
- IF IT ISN’T INTERSECTIONAL IT ISN’T CLASS STRUGGLE
- CLASS STRUGGLE IS KNOWING WHICH SIDE OF THE FENCE YOU ARE ON, CLASS ANALYSIS IS KNOWING WHO IS THERE WITH YOU (anonymous poster c 1970)
- Socialism the means of production
- Honor youth
- Respect your elders!
- Age in place!
- No means no!
- Radical consent!
- Healing is a community issue.
- Health care is a human right
- No blood for oil
- No U.S. imperialism
- Prison abolition
- No torture
- Bullying is bigotry
- Solidarity not charity
- Exclusion serves the oppressor. Inclusion serves the struggle
- Nothing without all of us: Justice not just us.
- Housing, education, health care are basic human rights
- Honor the earth
- physical beauty isn’t a virtue
- Down with white supremacy
- Don’t cross a picket line
- Fight the labor aristocracy
- Nothing changes without a complaint
- Never Again
- Never Again Anyone
- I remember the Armenian Genocide
- Jihad means struggle.
- This is my jihad…
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On ableist language, the words we
use and alternative discourse
Also posted on the Facebook page of Radical DISability
This is a work in progress of a collection of links on ableist language, with the most recent additions on the top of the page.
When we give up ableist language we leave room for actual analysis and discourse. Ableist language is essentially supremacist, so if we’re really fighting for social justice, stigmatizing people with cognitive, physical or emotional DISabilities not only perpetuates the marginalization of DISfolx, but also obscures the real problem with what every behavior or ideology we’re calling out. For example, when we say “Stupid White Men”, we not only disparage people with cognitive DISabilities, we also give capitalism, imperialism and institutional racism and sexism, a pass. We fail to provide real analysis, and instead resort to lazy name calling. When we CALL IT WHAT IT IS, instead of using ableist slurs, we actually provide the possibility for deconstructing systems of oppression instead of simply rebranding bigotry to fit one’s own entitled supremacy based on superior intellect or ability.
Stay tuned. More to be added in the future!
Or: Who Brought Girdles Back?
All the plus models are young, all the older models are thin and some of us wear flats! So what’s up with the heels and the spanx? Our grandmothers wore girdles. We gave up that shit in the 60s and now the fashion industry is convincing an entire generation of young women to bring them back.#spanxaregirdles #nospanxnothanx #heelsdontdefinebeauty#wecantalllooklikejanefondalillytomlindianekeatonandkateysegal #pantsuitsareugly What do women of a certain age wear? Plus Model Magazine????
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