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What's the Plan for July?

What's the Plan for July?
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Now that we've reached the end of June, it's time to bid farewell to Pride. It's time for the parades to pack up and the sleazy corporate rainbow-washing to abruptly vanish off of the face of the Earth for another year.

The past few years have been rough on the community, and the Missives I sent out on this topic have been surface-level and generalized compared to the dedicated work of peerless reporters like Erin Reed- who you should subscribe to, by the way.

My hope for the future is that World-Weary can serve as a jumping-off point for people who are just dipping their toes in the water—the bare-bones basics of human rights activism.

I'm always open to feedback from my readers about the new direction I'm taking the site!

But with all that aside, now that we're moving on to July, it's time to dedicate the month to a new topic.

I started the new content plan with LGBTQ+ Pride due to the timing and because LGBTQ+ rights are a very personal issue for me. It just so happens that July is Pride month as well, a month to raise awareness and fight for the rights of disabled people.

I have a very personal stake in disability rights and accommodation, too, so it feels appropriate.

As a general overview, you can expect me to hit on subjects like harmful and even torturous organizations that profit off of discrimination - think Autism Speaks and the Judge Rotenberg Center.

You can expect to read about accessibility initiatives in public spaces and why they matter. I will talk about 15-minute cities again and why they're an especially hopeful concept for disabled people like myself.

You can also expect me to publish a spotlight Missive to help promote the work and activism of other disabled creators worldwide, just like I did last month for Pride.

Naturally, there will also be a couple of episodes of Unfiltered for my paid subscribers only.

In those, I'll discuss systemic discrimination against disabled people, the difference between systemic and personal discrimination, and some instances that I've personally witnessed and experienced.

I'll also dedicate an episode to talking about why some people choose not to disclose their medical information to others and opt to hide their disabilities instead.

I'm looking forward to this month's content, and I hope you guys enjoy it!

Solidarity wins.

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