How to Go Plastic Free AND Stay Pretty

How to Go Plastic Free AND Stay Pretty

:: I’m not here to change your mind. I just want to tell you how I figured some things out about getting rid of plastic, things that now, in retrospect, seem so simple, so obvious, about how to live a simpler life without plastic everywhere. We’ve always been fierce...
I Didn’t Want to Write About Rape

I Didn’t Want to Write About Rape

:: I really didn’t want to. But how can I not? How can I not? Someone has to write about rape. [CW: Rape, sexual assault, secondary trauma, etc.] There are so many people out there who can’t write about rape. But I can. I have. First, I wrote about being...
New Project: DISABILITY ACTS Magazine

New Project: DISABILITY ACTS Magazine

:: Last week, some friends and I launched a magazine to give disability writers a place to publish their work that doesn’t quite fit normate expectations. We’ve called it DISABILITY ACTS, a play on words with the ADA. We’re using Medium as a hosting...
What Happened to Katie’s Head?

What Happened to Katie’s Head?

:: I’ve spent the last 13 days dizzy, cognitively impaired, and afraid. I’ve spent so many years of my adult life as a disability scholar and activist for disability rights—and frankly, as an activist for the understanding and humane treatment of people with...
Latest Book Reviews: Oliveras, Fan, Hannah

Latest Book Reviews: Oliveras, Fan, Hannah

:: I have some book reviews for you all! I got heat stroke at a tennis tournament and have been sitting on my butt for two weeks, so I’ve been READING A LOT. Good for me, and GOOD FOR YOU. Let’s get this book review party started! (Click the images to view...