29 December, 2021

ABC NEWS: The problem with 'cripping up' and why casting disabled actors matters

 https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-28/cripping-up-and-why-casting-disabled-matters/100705512

Ugggh; "cripping up" what a vulgar term to use; it is just so offensive to me. I have often wondered why we don’t have enough actors that are disabled; there is no reason why disabled people can’t be actors, musicians, radio DJ's,  modelling etc, to show true diversity.

 After all there are many people in the world with a disability; and not all disabilities are visible. Give them a go; and make sure that disabled people have fair access to these jobs. They have much to teach able bodied people; and much to offer the world. 



Telstra offers apology to family of Victorian who died during triple zero outage

https://www.9news.com.au/national/triple-zero-outage-leads-to-chaos-in-victoria/e5c64336-082c-4bfd-8882-be337fb1ad44   Christ, this is horri...