75% of the 107 disabled academics that responded experienced #disability discrimination in #academia.
Of those, over 2/3 did not report it.
Only 9% had not experienced it.

Academia is not OK.
@DisabledAcadem @DBetterAcademia @DisInHigherEd @AcademicAbleism @AcademicChatter Photo of Twitter poll results which shows the following: “
This isn’t even considering other diversity factors and intersectionality.
The discrimination and barriers women, #firstgen, and other minority groups face in academia are problematic enough on their own.
Coupled with this... it just seems impossible.
I don’t know what else to say other than that I am determined to make change.

First comes awareness though, and this is my attempt.

If any #disabilityStudies academics want to school me on this it would be oh so welcome.
I’m considering a whole new career path. 😅

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