Care Work (2018) No rating

"In their new, long-awaited collection of essays, Lambda Literary Award-winning writer and longtime disability justice …

"Loree's care collective is not just a practical survival strategy to get her the care she needs; it's a site of community and political organizing, where many people learn about disability politics (both the theory and the nitty-gritty) in action for the first time. In one interview, she notes that upon moving to Toronto, her care collective became a more explicitly political space. "It was more like mobilizing a community. I was meeting new people, I was connecting with folks, and I started to see the ways that collective care functions as anti-ableism training for folks.", she said. People were becoming radicalized around care and disability through participating in the collective."