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Turing: Why Benedict Cumberbatch should stop talking about disability

(or at least read up on it. See disclaimer.)

Just before I went to see The Imitation Game, I read that Alan Turing had been… 778 more words


Interview with Kayla Whaley of Disability in KidLit

Kill Your Darlings is an online Australian publication covering interviews, fiction and reviews, as well as regular opinion-pieces and columns. In a piece by Danielle Binks… 1,079 more words

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Check Your Privilege

Whilst growing up as a white, middle class, cisgendered, straight, able-bodied, healthy female, in a majority-white, middle class area where everybody aspired to look the same, nobody ever referred to my privilege, or challenged me to check it. 703 more words


Meta: thank you & manifesto

This summer, on a train heading out of London, I started writing a series on creativity and mental illness. At first, I didn’t think it would be published. 612 more words



#TheShortBus flashblog is dedicated to all children who have been teased┬ábecause of the small yellow bus they took to and from school. It is also dedicated to their parents and siblings, and any children who were called “shortbussed” due to a word they misspelled or a certain behavior that appeared “different” to their peers. 186 more words