"When you are fighting for social justice, one of my biggest pet peeves is speaking out of ignorance" - Eva Longoria I have spend a life-time as an activist and an advocate for social justice. In that time I have also worked, maintained a career, raised a family and accomplished all of this with a … Continue reading Redefining Social Justice – Part 1 Convergence
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Is Being a Pioneer Worth It?
"In a word I was a pioneer, and therefore had to blaze my own trail" - Major Taylor There's a light fog out there today, maybe better described as a mist but enough that you know the horizon is there but you can't quite make it out. That same fogginess has been clouding my mind … Continue reading Is Being a Pioneer Worth It?
A Hostage of Circumstance
"The biggest restriction to independence for the disabled is the perception of retaliation for speaking out" - Terry Wiens (2018) I am so pissed off right now I need to speak out. I have been a hostage of circumstance for the past four years and I'm tired of it. I own part of the responsibility … Continue reading A Hostage of Circumstance