Call-In Program on Inspiration Porn
Friday, Nov 6, 2:30-3 pm
KPFA, 94.1 fm, www.kpfa.org
The term ‘inspiration porn’ has hit
social media with a flash and that’s this
Inspiration porn is a cultural phenomenon. It appeals
to the goody-two-shoes segment of society who feel
warm and fuzzy when the able-bodied world does
something for people with disabilities.
Here’s a free sports event… get your picture
taken with a star athlete. . . have your photo
circulated around facebook because you look like
a cute puppy. I’ll “like” that.
Does this help or hurt our community? What’s
your feeling when a video of a kid with a prosthetic leg swinging a baseball bat pops up
in your phone? Do you feel different when you realize a couple million people have
Today, we open the phones to you. (510) 848-4425
Call early to be sure you get your thoughts on the air.
Eddie Ytuarte and Adrienne Lauby will be
in the studio to talk to you.
Here’s a thoughtful post on this topic
from the blog, The not so simple (love)
life of a disabled Mum. Maith an cailin
includes many visual images of people
with disabilities so you can figure out for
yourself what fits the label of
Inspirational Porn. (Apologies: Her
images are not described for screen readers.)
Movies by People with Disabilities
Saturday, November 14 — Reception begins at 5:00 p.m.
Program 6:00 to 9:30 p.m.
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
2121 Allston Way, Berkeley
Sunday at the Contemporary Jewish Museum
San Francisco Sunday, November 15
Morning screening, 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Afternoon screening, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Half day: $12 / Full day tickets: $24
The Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street, San Francisco
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