Carly Findlay, appearance activist and writer, speaks at the Progress 2017 gathering in Melbourne on 7 June:
Carly outlined the challenges facing disability feminists.
We are excluded from employment, from buildings. We are placed in group homes, separated schools. Some disabled people are paid a measly $2.79 an hour.We are excluded from female relationships because our disability, politics and pride are too confronting. We are excluded from feminism.
She has recently been on ABC's You Can't Ask That and Cyber Hate with Tara Moss.The event was organised by the Centre for Australian Progress.More: Red Bluff Media redbluffr.com