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challenging ableism: creating a culture of accessibility @ UOFT

“SBA, Equity Studies Students’ Union and Disability Studies at UofT will be hosting various events for our annual Accessibility Awareness Month”, as per the facebook event page HERE. Advertisements

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Community, Accessibility and Sober Spaces

*this article is co-authored by clementine morrigan & myself, geoff **pour traduction français par CÂLINS, PAVÉS, PAILLETTES, l’article est disponible ici: communauté, l’accessibilité et espaces sobres Harm reduction and sobriety philosophies are often positioned against one another. Harm reduction refers to practices … Continue reading

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Sobriety As Accessibility: Interrogating Intoxication Culture, a presentation and discussion at the Toronto Anarchist Fair!!!

*UPDATE* ASL INTERPRETATION IS CONFIRMED! PLEASE invite your any of you friends that would access this service and join us in conversation. At the moment, we are paying completely out of pocket to fund this. There is confirmation that this … Continue reading

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with love and hope

i hate it when i hear a friend of mine is struggling.  instances of struggle shared by friends are indicated by phrases like, “i’m not doing so well,” “i have relapsed,” “i’m living on the streets,” “i’m just trying to … Continue reading

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make all good things fall apart: unravelling identity

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The Addict Constructed As Disposable

Presentation of, “The Addict Constructed As Disposable,” by geoff as part of the talk, Sobriety As Accessibility: Interrogating Intoxication Culture, at the Reclaiming Our Bodies and Our Minds conference on March 16, 2013. *author’s retain copyright to their own presented materials. … Continue reading

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is drinking a privilege?

*privilege can be understood as the benefits associated with dominant and preferred social identity characteristics.  privilege is not earned, granted by association and at the expense of those undesired.  some preferred ideals: being white, male, heterosexual, able-bodied, cis gendered, being … Continue reading

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