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Book Review
Mar 24, 2016

Fat activism: A history by and for fat people

Laura Brightwell
Charlotte Cooper's book Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement studies the history of fat activism and seeks to challenge its current, more problematic, narratives.
Blog
Apr 16, 2015
Allison and her awesome son.

Autism is not a catastrophe, Robert J. Kennedy

Allison Garber
Being autistic brings forth a number of challenges to day-to-day life, but many of those challenges exist because of our society's inability to take the time to understand autism.
Podcast
Apr 12, 2013

War on Youth: The (in)justice system

Progressive Voices
Dr. Anthony Nocella II explains the prison-industrial complex as it exists in the Western world, the development of the school-to-prison pipeline, and more.
Activist Toolkit

Suffrage in Canada

On This Day
On October 17, 1988 the Supreme Court of Canada removed the last major barrier to universal suffrage in Canada, granting institutionalized mental health patients the right to vote
Event

AORTA Collective presents: Deconstructing Ableism

Oct 12, 2013
Gallery Gachet
88 E Cordova St.
Vancouver, Unceded Musqueam, Skwxwú7mesh, and Tsleil Waututh Territories , BC
Canada
British Columbia CA
This workshop will examine the systems of oppression that affect people with mental, physical, and emotional disabilities.
Event

Toronto Disability Pride March

Oct 29, 2011
Nathan Phillips Square to Occupy Toronto (St. James Park)
Queen Street and Bay Street
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 6.8148" N, 79° 22' 54.1092" W
Ontario CA
As a recognition of recent injuries and deaths of people with disabilities in interaction with Toronto Police.
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