Author Archives: l0rend

Storify Post: I’m Not Having Any of Your Oppression in the Academy – Law School Edition

Getting really tired of this ableist academic fuckery, over here. I’m Not Having Any of Your Oppression in the Academy – Law School Edition. I’m Not Having Any of your Oppression in the Academy. Advertisements

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Story from the Chronic Pain Chronicles (Vol. 4).

August 16th was the one year anniversary of my eighth surgery. It has made me introspective, but also a little bit sad. Chronic pain is hard to manage, both physically and mentally. I would argue it’s even worse when the … Continue reading

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Today I found a Neo-Nazi Poster

I don’t have much else to say that I haven’t said already on social media. One thing I didn’t say, and should have, is important: I am not surprised I saw this poster. Neo-Nazis have existed in Canada (and in … Continue reading

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Story from the Chronic Pain Chronicles (Vol. 3)

I sprained my ankle six or seven days ago. Part of the reason I didn’t seek out a doctor is that other than confirming an injury that I’ve already had on this ankle a few times (thanks, soccer) there aren’t many options for mobility aids for me. This speaks to how normalized certain bodies and types of bodies are in a society. In this case, these types of bodies are able bodies. Continue reading

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An Open to Supporters of the Conservative Party of Canada from Someone with a ‘Lobster Claw’

If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck…it’s likely that it’s a (racist, misogynist, xenophobic, homophobic, transphobic, and ableist) duck: the relationship between the Conservative Party of Canada, The Rebel, and Disability Continue reading

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Congress 2017 – The Next 150, On Indigenous Lands: A Settler Colonial Reconciliatory Facade

Despite not going to Congress this year, I noticed an awful lot of problematic things. Here’s a list. Continue reading

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Story from the Chronic Pain Chronicles (Vol. 2)

I haven’t taken any painkillers since the morning of May 9th. For someone who takes two Tylenol Arthritis* three times a day THIS IS HUGE. I’m sure my liver is jumping for joy at this moment in time. The last … Continue reading

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