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Reflecting on Frida Kahlo’s Birthday and The Importance of Recognizing Ourselves for (in) Each Other

Today is Frida Kahlo’s birthday.  In honor of her and her work, I took time to sit, breathe and reflect on Frida and all that her work has meant to me. I often think about Frida and what it means … Continue reading

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Desiring Revolutionary Bodies and Movement(s)

I believe that disabled people have so much to give and so much to teach from our lived experiences.  We have so much that our movements can learn from.  We have so much to learn from each other, cross-disability.  I … Continue reading

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On Claiming My Movement: Disability and Reproductive Justice

(*From PEP’s Winter 2008 Newsletter) It is not a coincidence that I ended up working in a movement that is fundamentally rooted in the idea that certain bodies are valuable and others are not; in a movement that is so … Continue reading

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You Are Not Entitled To Our Deaths: COVID, Abled Supremacy & Interdependence 

These days, I am struggling to find grace for abled people (i.e. non-disabled people). I have taken a break from engaging with most abled folks in my life because frankly, I don’t know how to convey the magnitude of disabled … Continue reading

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Finding Each Other: Building Legacies of Belonging

*Opening keynote speech at KQTcon 2018, the first national LGBTQ Korean conference in the United States, in New York City on 4/7/18.   To listen to the live recording from the conference, click here: KQTcon 2018 Keynote. (Thank you to Asia … Continue reading

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