Episode 18 - Ableism


This week, Joe and Kelley dive into an article entitled Staircases in Space: Why Are Places in Science Fiction Not Wheelchair-Accessible? How does our non-disabled privilege manifest in the media we consume? And how can we work harder to make sure we aren't part of the problem?

Staircases in Space: Why Are Places in Science Fiction Not Wheelchair-Accessible?

With Friends Like These "Talking Ableism, Hashtag Appropriation and Rom-Coms…”

10 Ways to Avoid Everyday Ableism

Guidelines for Writing and Referring to People with Disabilities

Call to action: Based on the topic, what are some good calls to action?

Kelley - Reach out - FB Events

Joe -  Participate in the Dignity & Respect Campaign’s Building Cultural Awareness Initiative and download our discussion guide and reading list for this month.

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