Maria Town was the disability community liaison over the last 18 months or so under Obama. I interviewed her.
Betsy DeVos didn't even demonstrate a wikipedia-level understanding of IDEA at her hearing.Remember when disabled folks had a voice in the White House? It was @maria_m_town.— David M. Perry (@Lollardfish) January 27, 2017
My interview @PacificStand - https://t.co/dzoU0aiFos pic.twitter.com/4mslUg8eRp
I went to Obama's Farewell. Remember the Enlightenment took place amidst chaos. Obama thinks we might need a new one.This is so beautiful, it made me cry. https://t.co/TA9FHqVDyh— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) January 13, 2017
All the Trigger Warnings for this one. Graphic. Awful. Necessary to witness.4) I attended the #ObamaFarewell. Did you notice @BarackObama called for a new Enlightenment amidst the chaos? https://t.co/e5P7ITzHAm— David M. Perry (@Lollardfish) January 27, 2017
I didn't think I'd be writing much about the Middle Ages when I took this gig. Instead, I am seeing medieval analogues everywhere. I wrote The New Blood Libel about anti-Jewish hate then and now.5) In Idaho, a black disabled teen boy was sexually assaulted. Prosecutor said it was bullying, not sex/hate crime. https://t.co/Xm1JtuNiHm— David M. Perry (@Lollardfish) January 27, 2017
Thanks for reading! I tend to be pretty extrospective about my writing, as writing about writing helps me write.6) I started with The New Blood Libel - on information culture and hate against marginalized people, then and now.https://t.co/V00ulAPecJ— David M. Perry (@Lollardfish) January 27, 2017