By Katherine Itacy Genre(s): Disability Studies, Social Policy, Civil Rights & Liberties Review: As with any grouping of human beings, we, members of the disabled community, are no monolith. We have widely divergent views on a variety of topics that impact each of us, including thoughts on physician-assisted suicide, identity politics, self-identifying terminology, diversity within […]
Read More Book Review: Disability Pride: Dispatches from a Post-ADA World, by Ben Mattlin
After a bit of a health-induced summer hiatus, I’m back and ready to talk more type 1 diabetes! And what a perfect way to do so by interviewing … Episode 3 – Talking Type 1 with Daniel Newman
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Thoughts on white allyship in the antiracism movement, coming from a former criminal defense attorney and civil rights activist. I discuss George Floyd, Rush Limbaugh, slavery, segregation, white privilege and more.
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Warning: This post involves some self-pity and defensiveness coming from a white woman. If you bear with me ’til the end, I think you’ll find comfort in the fact that I snap myself out of it and try to encourage others to do so as well. But if you’re in no mood to hear about […]
Read More When You’re Feeling Like an Ineffective Ally
Okay, I admit it: I’m self-obsessed. I would say that I’m narcissistic to boot, but I certainly do not have an inflated sense of self-worth, and I’d also like to think that I’m pretty empathetic. And yet, even though I know I’m not the bee’s knees, I still think and talk about myself ALL. THE. […]
Read More A Whole New Level of Self-Obsession
Click here to check out my latest Medium.com article, entitled: “Don’t Be Afraid To Say What You Don’t Know…You Know?
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By: Katherine Itacy, Esq. Dated: January 7, 2018 I just finished watching the mini-series, “Surviving R. Kelly,” and the first thought that comes to my mind is: Woof. I’m all about the criminal justice system. I’m all about proof beyond a reasonable doubt, and not passing judgment until one is proven guilty. Hell, I’ve represented a […]
Read More How Much Talent is Enough for Us to Overlook Someone’s Demons?