The following are questions posed to our presenter, Talila “TL” Lewis, during the It’s Time to Act! presentation on March 23, 2022, shared along with the presenter’s answers.
Yes. -misia. It can be used with other prefixes (e.g., we see it with fatmisia, xenomesia, islamomisia, etc.). Here is a great twitter thread with embedded meta threads that offers perspectives/insights on this shift and its rationale.
Please see resource list below, focus on sections entitled racism + ableism, immigration + disability, disability + incarceration (but also see all sections & resources; it’s all connected).
Any legislation that is working to fund/finance alternative/more forms of surveillance, incarceration (medical and/or carceral incarceration/institutionalization) as opposed to funneling funds into marginalized communities to support.