ableism


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Synonyms for ableism

discrimination in favor of the able-bodied

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Ableism believes that when there's something "wrong" with a body and or mind, the only desirable outcome to that wrongness is cure.
Frost had committed ableism. Several dozen DSA members signed a petition demanding that she "immediately remove herself from any involvement, official or unofficial, with DSA's Medicare for All campaign, and should she not, that she be removed." This was necessary, because intersectionality means casting suspicion on organizing efforts if these efforts do not make the marginalized the center of attention.
Provide additional funding to the student services budget to enable widespread and long-standing awareness campaigns and activities on sexual harassment, racism, anti-Semitism, ableism, homophobia and transphobia.
This required that he should not say anything that might be deemed to deal in "racism, sexism, classism, ageism, ableism, homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, xenophobia, Islamophobia, anti-religion or anti-atheism.
Such a progress of "becoming," though diversifying against the norm, does not necessarily challenge ableism and could be in tune with the logic of capitalism.
"By signing this contract, you are agreeing to our no-tolerance policy with regard to racism, sexism, classism, ageism, ableism, homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, xenophobia, Islamophobia, or anti-religion or anti-atheism" - A list of banned subjects presented by students to comedian Konstantin Klein who has withdrawn from a charity event as a result.
"By signing this contract, you are agreeing to our no-tolerance policy with regard to racism, sexism, classism, ageism, ableism, homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, xenophobia, Islamophobia, or antireligion or anti-atheism" A list of banned subjects presented by students to comedian Konstantin Klein who has withdrawn from a charity event as a result.
The other struggle you have to make is to break free from the patriarchy, to break free from white supremacy, to break free from trans-misogyny, to break free from ableism and classism.
However, an expanded definition of multicultural literature reminds us that attention must be paid to such issues as gender, class, sexual orientation, ableism, religion and geographical location.
The juxtaposition of the siblings' life stories invites the reader to contemplate the parallels between ableism and misogyny.
"Now that people are talking more openly about mental illness, and about ableism, and any kind of tolerance and compassion, and all that.
Ecocritical work continues and pushes the boundaries of the work of social justice scholar-activists within critical education spaces by making clear the connections between human-supremacy, patriarchy, racism, and other forms of domination like ableism, ageism, and classism.
"The SU condemns the content of these messages - together with all forms of sexism, racism, anti-Semitism, ableism, and threats of violence - in the strongest possible terms.