Intersectionality: ableism/racism

For people dealing with the intersectionality of ableism and racism we face layers of barriers. Often invisible to both ourselves and others, these isms are hidden in the decisions of gatekeepers within institutions and organisations. How does this come to be? Decisions which are made every day in small incremental ways – like tiny raindropsContinue reading “Intersectionality: ableism/racism”

What does it mean to be abelist?

If I were to explain what it means to be ableist… it is that difference is often seen as less. Ableism comes about because society has an unwritten rule that the need to enable those in the majority is more important than enabling those in the minority. This creates a hierarchy of those who areContinue reading “What does it mean to be abelist?”