Category Archives: Bullying

Eli Clare – Grappling with Cure

Listen (58 min) White, disabled, and genderqueer, Eli Clare’s new book, Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure, questions the typical hostility of the disability movement toward the mythology of The Cure. He explores his rage at the many ways the ‘search … Continue reading

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Stories about Housing on Independence Day

Listen (29 min) Elizabeth Ore (age 64) and Corliss Rogers (age 86) are all fired up and won’t take it anymore.  It rolled out of their toilet and into their home.  The memory of the mess it made keeps them … Continue reading

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Good Kings, Bad Kings

Listen 59 min In this hour-long fund drive special, we talk to celebrated playwright and disability rights activist, Susan Nussbaum about her prize-winning disability novel, Good Kings, Bad Kings.   The novel tells the story of a group of disabled kids … Continue reading

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Fat is a Political Issue

Listen  (28 min) “If we actually started calling bullying what it is and address it as racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, fat phobia and classism it would actually give children a better way to deal with the very same power … Continue reading

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A Child With Down Syndrome Keeps His Place at the Table

Op-Ed Contributor – New York Times A Child With Down Syndrome Keeps His Place at the Table By GEORGE ESTREICH Published: January 25, 2013 CORVALLIS, Ore IT’S rare that our daily lives adhere to dramatic form. But as reported on … Continue reading

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Community Accountabiity

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Renters’ Resources

If your building, house or complex has been put into foreclosure, it’s likely you will be pressured to move.  If you are living with a disability, a forced move is particularly hard.  You may feel that you can’t fight it.  … Continue reading

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Does It Get Better for Queer Disabled Teens?

Listen (28 min) Listen (10 min excerpt) Listen: Access Issues We’ve all seen the T-shirts, the articles and the splash on the Internet.  “It Gets Better” is the new buzz.  Spurred after a dramatic upsurge in youth LGBTQI suicides, Dan … Continue reading

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