Today’s episode is on autonomy with Kim Sauder, a blogger and PhD student in critical disability studies who is passionate about disability rights, activism, advocacy & scholarship. Kim and Alice talk about privacy, sexuality, decision-making, disabled bodies on display in healthcare settings, the delights of non-compliance, and of course, ableism. Basically, a lot of good stuff.
Issues of Disabled Sexuality and Consent: When Parents Get Involved in Their Children’s Sex Lives (Kim Sauder, July 9, 2017)
Undesirable: Toxic Romantic Dreams, Disability, Sexuality and Relationships (Kim Sauder, July 15, 2017)
Kim Sauder is a PhD student in Critical Disability Studies. She also blogs about disability rights and the disabled experience. She is autistic and has cerebral palsy.
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Sarika D. Mehta, Audio Producer
Alice Wong, Writer, Producer, Interviewer
Cheryl Green, Text Transcript
Lateef McLeod, Introduction
Mike Mort, Artwork
Theme Music (used with permission of artist)
Song: “Dance Off”
Artist: Wheelchair Sports Camp
“Slow Casino” by Blue Dot Sessions (under an Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License)