May 1 is Blogging Against Disablism Day

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For more information on how to participate, go here.

And for inspiration, the following is from a post about the significance of Blogging Against Disablism Day, written by one of its creators, Lady Bracknell:

We exist in every culture; every race; every class; every creed; every nationality; every political party. We have arrived here as a result of accident, injury, illness or simple genetic glitch. We are adults and we are children; we are men and we are women; we are straight, we are gay, and we are bisexual. We are too frail to leave the house and we are strong enough to yomp across continents. We are desperately ill and we are at the peak of physical fitness. We die young and we live to a ripe old age. We are accepted in our communities and we are locked away in institutions. We have been this way since birth, and we have been this way since yesterday. We are the premature baby and the great-grandparent. We are the criminal underclass and the pillar of society. We are the warmonger and the pacifist. We are the teacher and the student.

We are, without a shadow of a doubt, the most diverse minority group on the planet. We are everywhere you look, and yet you do not see us. We are one in seven*.

To read the entire post, go here.

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3 thoughts on “May 1 is Blogging Against Disablism Day

  1. I saw this over at “Growing up with a disability” blog and am thinking of what I can write for this day. Hopefully I can come up with something!

    I’m looking forward to reading your entry!

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