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Complexities and Messiness: How to be (and not be) an Ally – a Modest Proposal (Part II)

August 14, 2015
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BROADVIEW, IL - MAY 25:  An undocumented immigrant stands cuffed and shackled at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) processing facility before he and other undocumented immigrants were transported to the airport for a deportation flight May 25, 2010 in Broadview, Illinois.  The immigrants at the suburban Chicago facility were flown by charter flight to Harlingen, Texas where they were then bussed to Brownsville and finally walked to the Mexican border and released from custody. The U.S. deports over 350,000 immigrants a year for entering the country illegally, most are Mexican, and more than 90 percent are men.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

By Carolyn Tyjewski The BlackLivesMatter movement was founded on the premise that we should centralize the most marginalized within the Black liberation movements of old. Specifically, the movement intends to center “Black queer and trans folks, disabled folks, black-undocumented folks, folks with records, women and all Black lives along the gender spectrum.” I’d like to...
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Complexities and Messiness: How to be (and not be) an Ally – a Modest Proposal (Part I)

August 11, 2015
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By Carolyn Tyjewski I’ve been an activist for decades, and always intentionally (and sometimes not) at the intersections of communities that are fighting similar battles. Whether it was fighting the multiplicity of discriminatory processes of Ohio State University administration’s actions and policies or protesting in front of the Supreme Court steps, there was never just...
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: A History of Lipstick

May 26, 2015
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TFW’s Heather Laine Talley Releases Saving Face: Disfigurement and the Politics of Appearance

October 16, 2014
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Afterword: The Disability Forum

November 26, 2013
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Disability Made Visible

November 26, 2013
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The Able-ist Gaze: Imagining Malingering

November 25, 2013
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Posted in Disability, Health, Privilege, Sexism | 4 Comments »

Op-Ed: Economic Barriers in Disability Studies

November 24, 2013
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Economic Barriers in Disability Studies

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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: The Synonymy of Disease and Sick: A Critique of the American Diabetes Association

November 23, 2013
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Cognitively Accessible Language (Why We Should Care)

November 22, 2013
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