Elan Morgan is a writer and web designer who works from Elan.Works, a designer and editor at GenderAvenger, and a speaker who has spoken across North America. They believe in and work to grow both personal and professional quality, genuine community, and meaningful content online.

I'm Up At Alpha Mom | Slurs and Hate Speech: The Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore

I'm Up At Alpha Mom | Slurs and Hate Speech: The Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore

"Slurs and Hate Speech: The Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore":

35 years after I first felt the pain of an ableist insult, “-tard” has suddenly become a politically fashionable suffix. It stems from the word “retard,” a word once used to refer to mentally disabled people that quickly took an insulting turn, and by the early 1980s, its sting was already significant. That its use in any form is still so common should be surprising. If only it were.
Five Star Roundup 403: Two Great Blog Posts and a Cynthia Leonor Garza Quote

Five Star Roundup 403: Two Great Blog Posts and a Cynthia Leonor Garza Quote

Grace in Small Things 1026: Getting Out, Good Coffee, a Rental Car, Car Eating, and Tapping

Grace in Small Things 1026: Getting Out, Good Coffee, a Rental Car, Car Eating, and Tapping