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One Year Later and Still the Same Issues – Disability and the Reeva Steenkamp Murder, part two

A little over a year ago I wrote a piece here on Bea about Reeva Steenkamp’s murder: Disability and the Reeva Steenkamp Murder. That was about the fact that paralympic runner … Continue reading

March 2, 2014

Disability and the Reeva Steenkamp murder

Last summer’s Paralympic Games brought disability sport into the public eye in a new way. The one athlete who probably had the most impact on the public is Oscar Pistorius … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Power of Words, by Beth Cox

As an editor, words are my livelihood so it frustrates me when people don’t realise the power that they have. I’ve been pondering on the subject dealt with in this … Continue reading

February 2, 2013

In defence of intersectionality (and “privilege”, and trigger warnings…)

As you have to know if you’ve spent any time on the internet in the last three weeks, journalist Suzanne Moore recently stirred up a huge controversy around transphobia, intersectionality, … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · 3 Comments
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