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Sarah Christine Gogstetter's Blog – October 2010 Archive (2)

I am different, therefore I think different

Diversity goes beyond race, religion, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and so forth. Diversity also includes people with various challenges. To say nothing good can come from people because of there challenges, doesn't seem to make sense to me. To say this sounds like pure bigotry, it's like saying nothing good comes from being black, gay, or Muslim, and so forth. How is being white, straight, or Christian any better than being black, gay or Muslim? Blacks have often have great music,… Continue

Added by Sarah Christine Gogstetter on October 20, 2010 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Andrew's example

So often people try to tell us what we are capable of based on what they see or don't see. They judge our abilities based on our diagnoses. That is if they even believe the diagnosis in the first place and then they try to box people in with that diagnosis. They try to categorize and box us into neat little categories, so that they have control over us. I watched this video on the social network called disability resource exchange. It is a very good example of a group of people, people with… Continue

Added by Sarah Christine Gogstetter on October 16, 2010 at 8:00pm — 6 Comments

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