Tag: Language Issues

Disability Is…?

We had a really good discussion about nondisability. It got derailed, a bit, because it depended on our ability to reasonably define disability. And it’s a subject that has come up in every discussion we’ve had these couple weeks. What…

An email

Upon reading your article “Palin’s anti-choice legacy,” I wanted to bring a particular point to your attention.   Your use of the term “anti-choice” is very misleading, and shows a significant misunderstanding of the term.   The term anti-choice by…

Perfect

I, and others, have been mulling over how to refer to people who are not disabled. Roughly, our options seem to be: * normal, or non-marked identity: centering a certain body/mind as “normal” necessarily implies that any difference makes a…