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Disabled Zines and Zinesters and Allies

For zinesters with disabilities, our allies and those who make and enjoy zines about disability.

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Comment by Bradley Adita on November 19, 2009 at 10:42am
@IncurrableHippie: Okay. Thanx for the information about the Social Model of Disability. I read the article, I dont see where it says anything about referring to people as "disabled people" as opposed to "people with disabilities". Personally, with my own diagnosis of bipolar disorder, I prefer to think of myself as "Bradley with Bipolar Disorder" than "Bipolar Bradley" - but hey,"Bipolar Bradley" is pretty catchy... hehe
Comment by incurable hippie on November 19, 2009 at 10:30am
Comment by incurable hippie on November 19, 2009 at 10:30am
No, I am not my disability, that's the point. I have multiple impairments, but the disability is caused by the world around me. I am disabled by the society I live in, not by my body and mind.
Comment by Bradley Adita on November 19, 2009 at 10:27am
@IncurableHippie: so you "are" you disability? Is that what you mean to say? Why do you take issue with person-first language?

@Bibliophile83: I think we should "allies" almost all people have some sort of disability anyway, or will at sometime in their lives, so why not include people who want to identify themselves as "allies" - do we really need an exclusive group of just "Zinesters with Disabilities" ?
Comment by Erin H on November 18, 2009 at 6:41pm
I am actually FOR changing the title to "Zinesters with Disabilities" but oppose adding the "allies" part. I like keeping this just between us disabled folk.
Comment by incurable hippie on November 18, 2009 at 2:12pm
I oppose the motion. I am disabled, not a person with a disability. I subscribe to the social model of disability not the medical model. I'd be up for adding allies to the group, but not changing to 'with disabilities'.
Comment by Bradley Adita on November 18, 2009 at 2:10pm
I think this group should be renamed "Zinesters With Disabilities & Allies".
Anyone want to second this motion?
Comment by Synthia Nicole on October 7, 2009 at 11:53am
"Damaged Mentality" issue 1 & 2 ( about my brain injury) are available, now. $2 or trade.
synthia nicole
2608 15th Ave. S.
Mpls., MN. 55407
Comment by nowhere 2 be found on September 7, 2009 at 5:20pm
CALL FOR SUBMISSION: i'm looking for gay,lesbian, bisexual, & transgendered with learning, emotional, mental, & physical difficulties, writers & artist to submit their personal stories, art, fiction, poetry, prose. This is an open call, but if you want it to be considered for the 1st issue submissions are due December 5, 2009 & should be sent to nowheretwobefound@gmail.com Check out our website http://www.nowhere2befound.webs.com/
Comment by incurable hippie on August 30, 2009 at 4:29am
I have three new zines ready!

You can see details and / or buy with paypal at rebelgrrlzine.co.uk or contact me on here if you are interested in trading, or just send trades (for similar) to me at
PO Box 4663
S1 9FN
United Kingdom.

Basically, the three zines are:
Rebel Grrl Zine: The Survive Issue
This is a feminist zine aimed at survivors of sexual abuse and sexual violence. It is mainly aimed at women and girls, and is a 24 page A5 size zine, photocopied.

This is ostensibly about the process of creating a zine, but is really all about procrastination - its joys and frustrations, and contains various procrastination tools and ideas within :)
This was written for the 24 hour zine project. It is a 24 page A6 zine, photocopied.

50:50 Zine #1
Double sided A4 page, 50 things I love on one side, 50 things I hate on the other. Simple as!

Photos to follow when I find my USB cable.

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