Blogging Against Disablism Day 2015: Oscarbait

Every year, the online disability community organises and participates in Blogging Against Disablism Day (BADD), a blogswarm that highlights various aspects of living with disability in a culture that discriminates against disabled people. Entries range from personal essays to heavily-researched critiques to pop culture commentary to conversations to discussions about disability issues; they’re all fantastic, […]

Blogging Against Disablism Day 2013: Accessible Labour Rights

Blogging Against Disablism Day always represents a fantastic opportunity to express solidarity across two important causes: disability rights and labour rights. The two have more in common than many people seem to think, and this marks a perfect opportunity to talk about their intersections. The labour rights movement includes disabled people, and the disability rights […]

BADD 2011: Disability and Work

The annual Blogging Against Disablism Day is upon us, and there’s an ongoing compilation of excellent posts on this topic going up which is worth checking throughout the day. Today is also, of course, International Workers’ Day, and it seems like every year, some people get extremely upset that BADD also falls on this holiday; […]

Blogging Against Disablism Day 2010: Do You Need Assistance?

It’s Blogging Against Disablism Day 2010, and I would highly recommend checking in at Diary of a Goldfish to see other posts on the theme! A question that I get from a lot of nondisabled folks as they are starting to explore ableism and interacting with people with disabilities is ‘I really can’t stand it […]