Articles about 'disability'

Let Us In! Blogging Against Disablism Day 2011

Philippa writes a post for Blogging Against Disablism Day 2011 about how to make feminist groups accessible to disabled women.

Philippa Willitts // 1 May 2011

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Disabled women and sexual assault.

Philippa writes about Kier Starmer's intentions to encourage women to report sexual assault, and about how disabled women can be particularly at risk.

Philippa Willitts // 19 April 2011

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Punishing the “workshy”

Channel 4 News reports that 66% of the public support withdrawing job seekers’ allowance from people who turn down the offer of a job or job interview. This comes on...

Laura // 11 November 2010

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A day in a life that means nothing to Cameron and his cronies

Like many of you, no doubt, I’ve spent the past week screaming at the TV. This country is run by people who would rather stamp in the faces of those...

Laura // 27 October 2010

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Intrusive Questions

Philippa talks about inappropriate questions regarding her body and disability from strangers.

Philippa Willitts // 17 August 2010

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Budget Impact on Disabled Women

Philippa writes about the potential effect of the Budget on disabled women.

Philippa Willitts // 8 July 2010

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Wednesday round-up

Reporting from their first Women Speak Out event in London, the discussion ranged over some interesting territory, from the impact of the recession to fear of violence against women and...

Jess McCabe // 9 June 2010

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Signal Boost: Feminism and Mental Health – Call for Submissions

Call for submissions for a feminist mental health anthology.

Philippa Willitts // 6 May 2010

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Blogging Against Disablism Day: What Is Disablism?

Philippa answers the question 'what is disablism' with many examples.

Philippa Willitts // 1 May 2010

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Blogging Against Disablism Day: on being a disabled blogger

Though my guest blogging month is over, I’m doing this extra guest post purely for the occasion of Blogging Against Disablism Day. As my contribution to today, I’d like to...

Amy Clare //

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The Election Is A Comin’

Philippa points to various online resources to help us research the possibilities of the upcoming General Election.

Philippa Willitts // 21 April 2010

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We Are Women Too

A speech by Eleanor Lisney and Michelle Daley about the need for disabled women's experiences to be a vital part of the women's movement.

Philippa Willitts // 10 March 2010

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Disabled Women’s Photography Exhibition

Philippa talks about an art project by Women Making Waves and Women Living Independently in Leitrim, exploring issues of gender, self-image and disability.

Philippa Willitts // 9 March 2010

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Let Go!

Philippa talks about being 'helpfully' grabbed in the street.

Philippa Willitts // 11 January 2010

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Disabled Feminism

Guest blogger Philippa Willitts continues a discussion on disabled feminists, the validity of online activism, and the accessibility of feminist groups.

Philippa Willitts // 10 November 2009

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Feminist Spoons

Philippa Willitts presents her first guest post, talking about disability and the Spoon Theory in relation to feminist activism.

Philippa Willitts // 3 November 2009

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