Ableism is the Bane of My Motherfuckin’ Existence

Activists Patty Berne and Stacey Milbern expand on the disability justice framework and the need for a politicized understanding of ableism within a context of racism, classism, colonialism, and heteropatriarchy.

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ableism, capitalism, classism, criminalization, disability, disability justice, heteropatriarchy, incarceration, institutionalization, medical industrial complex, misogyny, prison industrial complex, racism, white supremacy

My Body Doesn’t Oppress Me, Society Does

Disability justice activists Patty Berne and Stacey Milbern discuss social models of accessibility and the social, economic, and physical barriers that render physical impairments disabling in an ableist society.

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ableism, capitalism, disability justice, heteropatriarchy, racism, white supremacy

1330 Broadway, 3rd Floor
May 11, 2017 | 6:30PM

We Move Together: Disability Justice and Trans Liberation

Patty Berne, Reina Gossett, Kiyaan Abadani, and Malcolm Shanks

>Watch the Livestream here. How are organizers and artists building cross-movement solidarity from an understanding that no one is disposable? How can we reclaim bodily autonomy, our right to exist in public space, and our liberatory visions of a world where all bodyminds are valued? As disabled and/or trans people whose bodies are pathologized and […]

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disability justice, Sins Invalid, trans liberation, Trans Life and Liberation Art Series