Monthly Archives: April 2012

BADD is May 1st!

Don’t forget, Blogging Against Disablism Day is May 1st, 2012! You don’t have to be a disability focused blog to submit. Check out here for more information: Blogging Against Disablism Day Advertisements

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100 Great Gimp Moments (#3)

Guess what! June 5th, at 10PM(EST) on the Sundance channel, the premiere of Push Girls will air! I am so ridiculously excited for this show. Four girls in wheelchairs. Finally, it’s about time us women get some more attention! Not … Continue reading

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What About My Wheelchair Is So Threatening?

No, really? What is it that frightens so many of you? I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, it’s a chair with wheels. A much loved chair with wheels. It’s not a symbol of doom and gloom. But … Continue reading

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100 Great Gimp Moments (#2)

“Oh god, you’re one of those ones!” I slammed my caster wheels back to the ground and quickly spun around with a broad grin. “It’s okay,” my mother said, “she’s got her anti-tippers on”. “Yeah, it’s pretty awkward going to … Continue reading

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Moods

I’ve been in a bit of a mopey mood lately, and it’s certainly not something I enjoy. It started when I went to a neurologist to find out what was going on with my right leg. I used to call … Continue reading

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Gimp Etiquette: What To Call Us

It’s hard to figure out the right thing to call someone. The phrase ‘handicapable’ is a great example. Personally, I find the phrase quite patronizing but also quite humorous. In fact, the phrase is used in Angel after one of … Continue reading

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100 Great Gimp Moments (#1)

100 Great Gimp Moments Yup, you heard me. Great gimp moments. No, it’s not an oxymoron. I know there is a lot of people out there who think that being disabled is a terrible, horrible thing that they wouldn’t wish … Continue reading

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