Friday, February 18, 2011

Changing the Framework: Disability Justice: How our communities can move beyond access to wholeness

"Our communities and movements must address the issue of access. There is no way around it. Accessibility is concrete resistance to the isolation of disabled people. Accessibility is nothing new, and we can work to understand access in a broad way, encompassing class, language, childcare, gender-neutral bathrooms as a start.
We must, however, move beyond access by itself. We cannot allow the liberation of disabled people to be boiled down to logistics. We must understand and practice an accessibility that moves us closer to justice, not just inclusion or diversity..."

By Mia Mingus

Basically? Everything about this article is where im coming from with this stuff. Please read it.

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