Most people are able to recognize overt instances of sexism, racism, ageism, ableism, homophobia, transphobia and class discrimination. But even well-meaning folk sometimes struggle with identifying the less overt, more insidious systemic oppression present in society. 502 more words
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I live in a world that fears my skin color and doesn’t want to understand how my brain works.
From Wikipedia: “Ableism /ˈeɪblɪzəm/ (also known as ablism, disablism (Brit. English), anapirophobia, anapirism, and disability discrimination) is discrimination and social prejudice against people with disabilities. Ableism characterizes persons as defined by their disabilities and as inferior to the non-disabled.” 500 more words
Arguments about free speech have permeated most political discussions since 2010. 409 more words