Posted on September 20th, 2021 in Blog, Difficult Conversations, Events, Language, Neurodiversity by kmcclana

**Content warning: This article contains references to discrimination, stigmatization, microaggressions, and other forms of violence against people on the basis of race, disability, and other social statuses.** Words Matter: Why I Embrace Anti-Ableist Language: by Catkin O’Grady Ableist language–we see it, hear it, and sometimes even use it ourselves, often without realizing that we’re doing …

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Posted on September 16th, 2019 in Consultant Spotlight, Difficult Conversations, UWC Events by University Writing Center

Nathan M. Our wonderful consultant, Nathan, has been kind enough to write a post concerning trans identities in Writing Centers, the self-discovery that is possible within queer spaces, along with the struggle to claim one’s identity in those same spaces that are increasingly closed off. His account of his own experience perfectly relates to our …

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