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#30daysofsocialjustice 03: Marginalized

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The majority of text on a page will exist within the margins. The header, footer, and notes would be outside the margins. So, too, with people in society. 344 more words

Activism

Inaccurate Portrayal of Youth Chronic Illness

Signing up for classes after having taken a year off due to the severity of my chronic health issues makes me anticipatory. (That and the fact most classes I want to take are full now. 1,144 more words

Chronic Illness

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Even if we didn’t already have a long list of reasons why “you can’t write an interesting story about an asexual character” is a ridiculous thought, I’ve found another in the variety of comments I’ve gotten on my “What To Do If You Think Your Partner Might Be Asexual” post, and considering that ace/non-ace relationships are a standard topic on ace ask blogs… it’s so clear to me how much we… 143 more words

Asexuality Talk

Characters I Like: Honjo Kamatari

We start my first post with Honjo Kamatari from the manga and anime series “Rurouni Kenshin” by Nobuhiro Watsuki.

“Rurouni Kenshin” is something of an action historic fantasy drama spanning almost 30 volumes, anime series, various stand alone movies and “light novels.” In this sprawling epic, with a full cast of over a hundred, Kamatari plays a relatively small part. 1,121 more words

Gender Stereotypes

Using local press to reach local people.

I found out recently that there are 2700 people in my home town with dementia – that is a staggering amount of people. Yet only 14 people attend the forum I go to – Minds and Voices. 395 more words

Media Representation

Mad Wednesday - media frenzy

Last Wednesday saw an announcement from America from pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly suggesting its drug  ‘solanezumab’ potentially being able reduce the rate of the dementia’s progression by about a third. 596 more words

Raising Awareness

Battle Royale: Culture, Writing, & Representation

TW: Brief mentions of suicide

A few posts back, I wrote about my difficulties in finding something to read with my current state of mind. That problem persists, sort of. 1,114 more words