Monthly Archives: September 2010

A Loss of Privilege, A New Identity

There is no amount of thinking ‘I am not a disabled person’ that will make it so. Continue reading

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How Can We Help You?

Shouldn’t the fact that HUMAN BEINGS are being institutionally discriminated against be more important than yet another way for able-bodied people to get around? Or are we still forgetting that disabled people are human too? Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Individualism

Individualism should mean the power of the individual…This is not what individualism is in American society. Continue reading

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“But I/They Were Just Trying To Help!” or My Body is Not My Own and I Should Be Grateful

No one ever showed me the fine print that states that disabled people are not allowed the same politeness or common decency as able-bodied people. Continue reading

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Welcome to Gimp ‘Tude!

Welcome to Gimp ‘Tude! This is currently a one woman operation based in the northeast of North America. For the most part, the posts will be US-centric, but I do hope to have some guest posts that are from people … Continue reading

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