Thanks very much to everyone who helped to spread the word and to everyone who is blogging against disablism, ableism and disability discrimination.
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As with the last few years, Stephen and I are sharing the work, but even with two people, there are bound to be typos, so please be patient and let us know if you notice any mistakes.
In Memory of Elizabeth McClung (1970 - 2013)
Today, we heard of the death of disability blogger and Blogging Against Disablism Day contributor Elizabeth McClung. She wrote so passionately and bravely about disability that it seems appropriate to dedicate this year's BADD to her memory. There are over a thousand posts on her blog Screw Bronze, but here are her old BADD posts, as samples of her work:
Blogging Against Disablism 2013
(Disability discrimination in the workplace, recruitment issues and unemployment).
Gilbert and Me: Stop Doing More with Less
Grace Quantock: The stripper pole liberated me too
I'm a Grad School Cautionary Tale: Trying to get a Part Time Job
Rolling with the Punches: Can or Can't Work, a Disability Dilemma
there is no should: part-time workers are workers
This Ain't Livin': Accessible Labour Rights
(Attitudes and practical issues effecting disabled people and the discussion of disability in education, from preschool to university and workplace training.)
That Crazy Crippled Chick: Ironic (Or, How My Entire College Career Just Blew Up In My Face)
Feminist Sonar: Facing the Academy
I'm a Grad School Cautionary Tale: Disabled Grad Students and Disability Offices
Lessons from the Warrior's Chair: Do my students see me as disabled? And should they?
Rolling in the Fast Lane: A Moment of Disablism
Urbanus Tenus Herma: B. A. D. D. – another year older, wiser, prejudiced against...
Technology and Web Accessibility
Diary of Mister Goldfish: A Sticky Situation
Diary of Mister Goldfish: Tech Expands the World
Sharon Wachsler: Is Your Blog Against Disablism Accessible to Disabled Bloggers (and Readers)?
Visibility Fiction: DRM=Discrimination
Other Access Issues
(Posts about any kind of access issue in the built environment, shops, services and various organisations. By "access issues" I mean anything which enables or disenables a person from doing what everyone else is able to do.)
A Barnsley Historian's View: Today I Travelled to Sheffield
Cambriangirl: The Ol’ Trigger Warning Switcheroo
Disability Matters UK: One Woman Went To Work!
Jon Bateman :The subtle forms of discrimination
Life in Deep Water: “Woke Up This Morning Feeling Blue, Man I’ve Got Those Blue Badge Blues”
Urocyon's Jaunts: Accessible Labour Rights
Definition and Analysis of Disablism/ Ableism
I ♥ [heart] the Phylum Chordata: Blogging Against Disablism Day 2013 (Also Posted Here)
A Path Through the Valley: Discrimination
The Language of Disablism(Posts about the language which surrounds disability and the way that it may empower or disempower us.)
Bigger on the Inside: Labels and Lies
The Phantasmagoric and Thaumaturgic Blog: My Identitification as Disabled, Mixed With Some Queerness
Disablism Interacting with Other 'Isms'
(Posts about the way in which various discriminations interact; the way that the prejudice experienced as a disabled person may be compounded by race, gender, age, sexuality etc..)
The Haps: A Memory
m0ndayschild88: Disablism, Ageism, and Living with Invisible Illnesses
Disablism in Literature, Culture and the Media
Low Visionary: Women, disableism and literature
Notes, Notings, and Common Refrains: Overcoming Prejudice Through Changing the Narrative
The old jaw jaw: Yes, another Twilight post: Billy Black's wheels
Paul Canning: Channel Four are idiots
pseudo-living: Belated BADD Post - What's Your Excuse?
Unicorn of Doom: Doctor Who needs to be better about disability
Anthro, Etc.: Disability in Bioarchaeology
Disability Studies, Temple U: Bad History Doesn't Help
Relationships, Love and Sex
Crippled, Queer, Anglo-European Ranter: No Sex Please, We're... Disabled!
Diary of Mister Goldfish: Demi-Wife
Pretty Pancreas: Reproduction While Disabled
You don't look sick!: Are we really Undateable?
rowrowyourboat: Is disablism within rowing intentional?
Poetry against Disablism
Tor-Elias: Pain, a love letter
A Writer In A Wheelchair: Bored
Art and Photography Against Disablism
Angry Activist Art: Crazy
Angry Activist Art: Glass Box
Angry Activist Art: Inside the Box
|General Thoughts on Disablism|
Accessible Insights Blog: The Adversity of Anything
Cracked Mirror in Shalott: Microcosmic Multitudes
Em with ME: #BADD2013
Frida Writes: Noli Me Tangere
Funky Mango's Musings: Growing Up Beside You
I Wish Somebody Would Steal My Shoes: Having Disabilities is a Full-Time Job
Jennifer Fitz: Theology of the Body for Every Body
Live in, Love in, Laugh in: I am who I am, because I'm disabled and I won't disappear because you want me to
Lounalune: At the Library
Mecarta: It Starts With Us
le pays des humains volants: We Are Still Here!/Nous Sommes Toujours là
Radical Neurodivergence Speaking: Kickin it Old School for BADD 2013
rainbow_goddess: You're Not Really Disabled
Restless Hands: It's Blogging Against Disableims Day!
Skepchick: Guest Post - Blog Against Disablism Day by Chris “Gonz Blinko” Hofstader
Stand Tall Through Everything: Is There Internal Prejudice?
Wheelchair Dancer: Just When You Think
Wheelie Catholic: My BADD
Parenting Issues(whether disabled parents or the parents of a disabled child.)
Blacktelephone: Brave In The Attempt
Victoria Wright: I'm not a monster - I'm a mummy
Healthcare Issues(For example, the provision of healthcare, institutionalistaion of disabled people, reproductive ethics and euthanasia)
ABC Therapeutics: Tinfoil hat analysis - Crypto-eugenics and the autism community
Accessibility NZ: Our Homes, Not Nursing Homes
Ballastexistenz: Feeding tubes and weird ideas
Benefit Scrounging Scum: The Right To Live And The Right To Die
Diary of a Goldfish: Blamelessness
Indigo Jo Blogs: Rosa Monckton, learning disabilities and independence
A Room Of My Own: Never forget where you came from
Variously Awesome: Blogging Against Disablism Day
Bad Aspergers: Autistic Discrimination
A Blind Man's Journey: The Rarity of Multi
Celtic Compliance: Are you providing the best possible customer service to deaf and hearing impaired clients?
Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Tube-ageddon
Grimalkin: How depression makes everything harder
Journeymouse: Living with Invisible Disability
Life Decanted: Fact-Fallacy-Photo
Maijan ilmestykset: Barrier-free food (Esteetöntä ruokaa)
VisionAware: Guest Blogger John Miller: Blogging against "Disablism" with a Dual Disability
The Wandering Monster: Tic Tic, Tick Tock
Posts about learning experiences and realisations authors have had about the nature of disability discrimination and the impact on their lives.
cherryflip: Identifying as disabled
Crip_tic: Return of the Borg - Life on a ventilator (and other machines!)
holymansam.wordpress.com: Jemma’s Story
The Mysterious Life of...: I'm BADD
Never that Easy: “We are familiar..."
People Aren't Broken: Magic Words
Restless Hands: It's Blogging Against Disablism Day
Rolling Around In My Head: A Day Late / Right On Time
Same Difference: I Took My Parents To Holland
Scrumptiously: Elizabeth McClung 1970-2013
Skepchick: Guest Post: Blog Against “Disablism” Day by Sarah Moglia
Disablism and Politics
(For example, the political currency of disability, anti-discrimination legislation, etc.)
Cats and Chocolate: Coming Together
hofstader.com: Rant Against Disablism: Nothing About Us Without Us!
Flat Out: Behind the Mask
Flat Out: When Demonisation Makes Sense
Jane Young: Independent living is expensive – but its value exceeds the cost
Law Geek's Blog: Inspiring lip service?
The Official Site of Lesley Smith: The ESA50 and me #BADD
Rambling Justice: Five Ways to Support the US #CRPD Ratification Campaign!
Ramblings of a Fibro Fogged Mind: Politics ‘V’ Political
The notes which do not fit: On Privilege and Fraud
Bullying, Harassment and Hate Crime
Little Miss Perception: My First B.A.D.D.
xojane: It's Blogging Against Disablism Day, and I'm Talking Disability Hate Crimes
Yes, That Too: Blogging Against Disablism Day
Yet Another Lefty: People don't listen