Creating Access Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault with Disabilities

text of the pdf “Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault with Disabilities.” transcribed for accessibility. original pdf here:
A special information packet produced by
California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA)
1215 K Street, Suite 1100
Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: 916.446-2520
Creating Access
Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault with Disabilities
Preface and Acknowledgments
Legal Rights for Americans with Disabilities
The Intersections of Ableism and […]


if your story is dull
water on stone
wearing you down until
one day there’s this
deep depression
right in the center of you
and there’s nothing left
to study but that hole
in your middle
and the whole has teeth
and the money never comes
and you find your eyes
they weigh a thousand pounds
the boulder that is
your whole your hole
and it has teeth. rotten
teeth that […]

for frida (and the angels standing guard ’round the side of my bed)

stretch towards me
tell me your secrets
i think of myself,
everyone does it
not hard to see the resemblance
i love and share your femmestache
our eyes that burn
our art that slips under the carpets
our gender fierceness
our light skin and dark hair
was your room your kingdom
your bed throne
i can’t talk about you
i can only ask
i don’t know things
i don’t know […]

sick and disabled queers are offensive to facebook

several years ago, I started a group on facebook called sick and disabled queers. over the years it has grown to hundreds of members and has become a lifeline for many folks, contributed to the disability justice movement, developed terminology and language that centers disabled queers, and created a model for how to center people […]

i’m pain’s bitch

thank you pain
you bitch
thank you
you’ve made me your bitch
pain and i’m grateful i’m
so so grateful
you rip through me
deeper than any orgasm
thank you bitch
you pain
thank you
you’ve got me
collared pain
thank you
you touch my body
fingers of flame
every day
your love is so intense
pain you bitch
oh and every day you
fuck me til i cry
oh god
you rip my thoughts
out of my […]