Tag Archives: disablism

Jun 6th, 2009

Link-fest No.10 now with DUFC!

Stuff for you to read. A whole series of posts at Hoyden About Town on the subject of the proposed“Harmonisation” of Disability Parking Permit Schemes in Australia – for harmonisation read narrowing of eligibility criteria – and the need to protest against the proposal. There are open letters to use in adding your voice to […]

May 1st, 2009

Blogging Against Disablism Day

Today was Blogging Against Disablism Day. Click that link and it will take you to a post at Diary of a Goldfish collating links to posts by many, many bloggers all addressing issues of disability discrimination and the experience of being disabled. I didn’t have anything to offer by way of writing for this event […]

Apr 18th, 2009

Quick Hit: Pot, meet kettle.

Clementine Ford’s latest column, Thank you and please are two little keys, has me sitting here saying to myself “Did she really just say that?” in a kind of stunned horror. The piece is supposedly about the importance of good manners but how on earth she can reconcile this: The problem as I see it […]