Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

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Care Work

Dreaming of Disability Justice

In their new, long-awaited collection of essays, Lambda Literary Award-winning writer and long-time disability justice activist and performance artist Leah Piepzna-Samarasinha explores the … 266 View
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Thanks and Acknowledgements

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Thanks and acknowledgements including links to the author’s articles referenced in the book. 5 $0.50 Add
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Preface

Writing (with) a Movement from Bed

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A short history of the author’s writing practices, the disability justice movement, and the ten principles of disability justice. 15 $1.50 Add
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Care Webs

Experiments in Creating Collective Access

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An essay about how sick and disabled people create care networks to live with autonomy and dignity. 37 $3.70 Add
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Crip Emotional Intelligence

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A list of skills, or rather the hallmarks of crip emotional intelligence, are examined in detail. 5 $0.50 Add
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Making Space Accessible Is an Act of Love for Our Communities

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An essay about access as a radical form of solidarity (access as an act of love). 5 $0.50 Add
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Toronto Crip City

A Not-So-Brief, Incomplete Personal History Some Moments in Time, 1997-2015

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A history of disabled organizing and community making in Toronto from 1997 to 2015. 18 $1.80 Add
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Sick and Crazy Healer

A Not-So-Brief Personal History of the Healing Justice Movement

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An exploration of the healing justice movement and the organizing principles of the Healing & Health Justice Collective. 17 $1.70 Add
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Crip Sex Moments and the Lust of Recognition

A Conversation with E.T. Russian

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Transcription of conversation between the author and E.T. Russian, a white, disabled, genderqueer visual artist, about complicated crip sexuality stories. 7 $0.70 Add
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Cripping the Apocalypse

Some of My Wild Disability Justice Dreams

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A call to action: that disability justice must centre the activists at its core and not simply those who pay the movement lip service. 14 $1.40 Add
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A Modest Proposal for a Fair Trade Emotional Labor Economy (Centered by Disabled, Femme of Color, Working Class/Poor Genius)

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The author discusses eight possible fair trades for her emotional labour. 13 $1.30 Add
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Prefigurative Politics and Radically Accessible Performance Spaces

Making the World to Come

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The author urges readers to make accessibility central to their events, performances, and art exhibitions, and not simply an afterthought to the creation of their ART. 7 $0.70 Add
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Chronically Ill Touring Artist Pro Tips

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Twenty-eight tips or self-care hacks to help you when you travel. 7 $0.70 Add
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Fuck the “Triumph of the Human Spirit”

On Writing Dirty River as a Queer, Disabled, and Femme-of-Color Memoir, and the Joys of Saying Fuck You to Traditional Abuse Survivor Narratives

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The story behind the author’s memoir, Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home. 9 $0.90 Add
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Suicidal Ideation 2.0

Queer Community Leadership and Staying Alive Anyway

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A frank discussion of suicidal ideation and the hope to create life models that encompass both courage and vulnerability. 7 $0.70 Add
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So Much Time Spent in Bed

A Letter to Gloria Anzaldúa on Chronic Illness, Coatlicue, and Creativity

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A letter to Gloria — a Chicana scholar of cultural, feminist, and queer theory — from the author about being a queer femme of colour writer and chronically ill femme. 7 $0.70 Add