Tag Archives: Feminist Disability Studies

Introduction: Open Call

Up until this point, issues of Ada have been edited by special issue editors and organized around a theme potential editors propose as a special issue. Editing this open call issue gave us a better sense of how the open peer review process is working, while at the same time allowing us to see the … Continue reading Introduction: Open Call

Reinscribing a New Normal: Pregnancy, Disability, and Health 2.0 in the Online Natural Birthing Community, Birth Without Fear

Abstract: I argue in this article that the online natural birthing community,¬†Birth Without Fear, operates as a¬†Health 2.0 space where members reinscribe a new normal regarding disability and pregnancy, a process that both empowers and disempowers women. To explore this issue, I draw on concepts and terminologies from cyberfeminist and feminist disability studies. In using … Continue reading Reinscribing a New Normal: Pregnancy, Disability, and Health 2.0 in the Online Natural Birthing Community, Birth Without Fear