14 Feb '13, 9am

"When was the last time you saw a woman with disability in an advert related to Feb 14?" @mailbykite

"When was the last time you saw a woman with disability in an advert related to Feb 14?" @mailbykite

Do me a favor: please picture, if you will, the last few Valentine’s Day-related ads you’ve encountered. On television, online, in a print magazine or newspaper, on a billboard, in the movies, plastered in front of your Jakarta bajaj seat or on a New York City cab screen. Wherever you are in the world, some basic annoying heteronormative gender tropes are bound to apply, along with some good ol’ reliance on consumerist assuagement of a significant other, all to perpetuate this strange flowerbud-and-cologne-splattered holiday. Now think about it. When was the last time you saw a woman with disability in an advert related to February 14? If you’re disability-conscious, are one of the roughly 650 million people on earth and counting with disability, or have friends and/or family with disability—which, given those numbers, you probably are—you’ll know that was a trick question...

Full article: http://www.thestate.ae/durian-amok-happy-disability-valen...

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