Have you ever noticed clashes among disability advocates over which issues are most important to address? Have you ever felt overwhelmed when trying to decide what advocacy issues most urgently require your attention? You’re not alone. In this episode, we talk about prioritizing advocacy in light of current events.
In this episode, we talk about disability and depression. We know it’s not the most pleasant topic. But, we wouldn’t be keeping it real if we acted like life is sunshine and roses all the time. And let’s be honest, depression is one of the realest parts of the human experience for so many. A transcript for this episode can be found here. This transcript is due to our generous supporters on Patreon. Thank you.
We’re taking a break from our miniseries on building a better community and tackling the topic of bodily autonomy.
What is bodily autonomy?
For a simple definition, we consulted our good friend, Wikipedia, which defines bodily autonomy as:
…the inviolability of the physical body and emphasiz[ing] the importance of personal autonomy and the self-determination of human beings over their own bodies. It considers the violation of bodily integrity as an unethical infringement, intrusive, and possibly criminal.
In this episode, we discuss how bodily autonomy pertains specifically to people with disabilities. A transcript for this episode can be found here. This transcript is due to our generous supporters on Patreon. Thank you. Continue reading “Episode 20: Bodily Autonomy”