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Alice Wong @SFdirewolf San Francisco, CA

Unrepentant night owl. Podcaster. Watches too much tv. Founder & Director of @DisVisibility, Co-Partner #CripTheVote DisabilityVisibilityProject@gmail.com

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Joined Twitter 4/27/12


Hunger is a disability issue 👇 “... food insecurity among the homelessness — as well as awareness of people who ma… https://t.co/gpiW6iXUFnBut in the end, there will always, ALWAYS be gaps in our understanding and we probably won't always get it right. B… https://t.co/USI20O6c9Z
Retweeted by Alice WongWe partner with community organizations to bring in authors addressing social justice issues. Our Benefit Corp stat… https://t.co/W6zhODBlPU
Retweeted by Alice WongWe try to broaden our customer's reading tastes in a lot of different ways. Every section is covered in shelf talke… https://t.co/aUVGrKoU1R
Retweeted by Alice WongAnd when I say it is the least, it really is the least. We ARE still selling it, because our customers ask for it.… https://t.co/SAyHxz57BA
Retweeted by Alice WongSo, as a bookstore, we have to carry popular titles, but this seems like the very LEAST we can do to inform readers… https://t.co/FmgpEsgN5O
Retweeted by Alice WongI know is well intentioned and a few festivals do it, but what is the point of thanking Native people for "allowing… https://t.co/saMbpNL3DT
Retweeted by Alice Wong @theonlyadwoa Nice!!did you knlw we did a special show on blackity-blackness, as @carvellwallace would say, for MLK day? it’s true! (p… https://t.co/60AHyhgDAj
Retweeted by Alice Wong @DavidRadcliff COOL!!#sundance has been a hell of a lot of fun, in case you were wondering. Been spending a lot of time w some of my fav… https://t.co/6pRpZcipYc
Retweeted by Alice WongI spy @LCarterLong @Keah_Maria @judithheumann @nicnovicki! https://t.co/AQ1W7nJNNVMental health rights are disability rights are human rights!. We went to Albany to demand more money to help suppo… https://t.co/y3vWqUmHFs
Retweeted by Alice WongIf you feel that disabled artists are incapable of telling their own stories, #UHateDisabledPeople.
Retweeted by Alice WongBut for me the main thing I love about them is the opportunity to get things off my chest and to see that other dis… https://t.co/M6KPcWxdE3
Retweeted by Alice WongI think Imani's ability to make viral hashtags about disability provides an opportunity for us to reach wider audie… https://t.co/q6Udvl0iB5
Retweeted by Alice WongWhenever there's a viral disability hashtag (usually started by Imani Barbarin) for us to complain about ableism th… https://t.co/yuwhjjLX8S
Retweeted by Alice WongJust finished interviewing @AmandaLeduc whose book DISFIGURED: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space is comi… https://t.co/rH7RaRAgOS
Retweeted by Alice Wong @Aoiferocksitout Same to you!Happy Lunar New Year! We've teamed up with The Free Black Women’s Library - LA to relaunch our Asians for Black Liv… https://t.co/qwwHvTzYva
Retweeted by Alice Wong @JessHealyWalton What a great name! 🌈PLEASE DONATE & SHARE: As some of you know, I provide free doula services to families, many of whom are dealing wit… https://t.co/jEVG7YhiDA
Retweeted by Alice Wong48 yrs ago today! https://t.co/4rLJ2lnbfg
Retweeted by Alice WongShirley Chisholm is often remembered for being the first African American woman elected to Congress. But she should… https://t.co/cLbQIwS8Dd
Retweeted by Alice WongHappy #LunarNewYear to all those celebrating in Sacramento and around the world! As we begin the Year of the Rat, I… https://t.co/vYS6inQ6vR
Retweeted by Alice WongI've been thinking a lot about what happens to journalists behind closed doors. The bullying from people like polit… https://t.co/qlicl4FouT
Retweeted by Alice WongJournalists should burn every source who lies to them or abuses them. https://t.co/re3lRgJrFa
Retweeted by Alice WongIn certain K-Dramas, the SECOND, not the main, love interest (usually someone who’s known the MC for a minute or ju… https://t.co/iQySKY8xUW
Retweeted by Alice WongHi. If you can, please become a patron. I’m a disabled teacher and I run https://t.co/zJ0E9g59cw, @Thechrillfest,… https://t.co/hr5CHdSBCG
Retweeted by Alice Wong#sundance Since I’m in a wheelchair and it’s cold out, my Sundance strategy tonight is to pick a cool location & ju… https://t.co/0oMmwvvcUP
Retweeted by Alice WongThis is such an important topic that requires great nuance from a writer and @bettinamak does exactly that here in… https://t.co/q0rdJ6uTUG
Retweeted by Alice WongHow are they gonna talk about inclusion and diversity and yet not allow me or my team of Black/POC and Deaf to shar… https://t.co/xPaoCFBBog
Retweeted by Alice WongI was looking forward to attend this panel. Unfortunately, the experience at this panel was marred by hostility (an… https://t.co/KN8b94PfNh
Retweeted by Alice WongHappy Lunar New Year! https://t.co/50MsJhGlVF
Retweeted by Alice WongShoshannah Stern on tokenism was amazing #Sundance2020
Retweeted by Alice Wong“Don’t tell me your priorities, show me your budget.” @franklinleonard w/ a WORD. #Sundance2020
Retweeted by Alice WongI would be remiss if I didn't take a moment to recognize @bedboundbabe She has labored tirelessly to make sure… https://t.co/LJlBteiunL
Retweeted by Alice WongThank you to all the elected officials and candidates (local to presidential) who wished the #AAPI community a happ… https://t.co/3HLdTy1QYw
Retweeted by Alice Wong @travisclau @stephaniehshih I love them!!#sundance "As a black woman, I've never seen myself represented. So often if #pwd depicted at all, it's white disab… https://t.co/klfq5r7zoO
Retweeted by Alice WongCN: murder, violence, abuse, neglect, ableism #UHateDisabledPeople #SuckItAbleism https://t.co/yhdIdfqfsSi hope whatever you do today, you carry at least a fraction of Oscar’s boldness and desire to hold others accountab… https://t.co/XhBGqmdk7z
Retweeted by Alice Wongi know we talk a lot about allyship and accountability on here, but we don’t often talk about the real effects it h… https://t.co/58E4DEPcRn
Retweeted by Alice WongI never did. because my professor realized her mistake and came to apologize and corrected herself. because publi… https://t.co/nomfFveCQ4
Retweeted by Alice WongI never did. because when we moved to small-group discussion, two cisgender classmates came over to me and asked… https://t.co/xzwjZdhn1f
Retweeted by Alice Wongi freeze. i’m still working on when/how I feel most comfortable correcting people, but I think about my classmate’s… https://t.co/Tt76S9Q0do
Retweeted by Alice Wongy’all still with me? good and so here’s the effect. five minutes later my professor’s giving an example about som… https://t.co/vVSfnuINfc
Retweeted by Alice Wongmy classmate spoke up without hesitation. to my knowledge, we have no blind classmates. we weren’t discussing blind… https://t.co/L1Y85kQrE4
Retweeted by Alice Wongi’m speechless because i’ve been taught that there is a time and place for criticism (and that first class meeting… https://t.co/WqBfnhAqk5
Retweeted by Alice Wonghe says, “i know this is a popular poem and there’s even a book for it, but i think it’s dangerous when we associat… https://t.co/Hl1FAzdqHW
Retweeted by Alice Wongit’s our first class meeting. i mean i’m bold but not “first class meeting” bold. the professor brings us back toge… https://t.co/33LjgXtXRh
Retweeted by Alice Wongshe has us read “The Blind Man and the Elephant” and talk about the connections between the poem + qualitative rese… https://t.co/LAmjl8Zml6
Retweeted by Alice Wongon wednesday night, i was sitting next to a classmate, let’s call him Oscar (because that’s what his name is...) an… https://t.co/8Abpe2L0wP
Retweeted by Alice Wonga thread on the effects of allyship + accountability: can i talk about the effects of allyship and speaking up thi… https://t.co/IhGlyvW3ps
Retweeted by Alice WongFantastic thread https://t.co/2Jgxahadbm
Retweeted by Alice WongSooooo no black female journalist wrote a full review of #BadHairFilm or am I just missing them? Because... the rea… https://t.co/beqAkF5q8T
Retweeted by Alice Wongi’m a mother flipping GIF!!!!! ahhh my internet hear just exploded 🥰😩♥️ but tea tho😝#thelwordgenQ https://t.co/L5RS6MuauI
Retweeted by Alice WongNearly a decade before @moms4housing, there was Gayla Newsome. Her West Oakland home was foreclosed on and auctio… https://t.co/zNZv5btGAy
Retweeted by Alice WongIf you missed #MedicalMisogynoirChat this month, they will be back! I’m the meantime peruse the hashtag https://t.co/kMfsSVyOGK
Retweeted by Alice WongThis creepy account is still impersonating me. Would people mind blocking and reporting? https://t.co/3ZfkOcsblS
Retweeted by Alice WongI do hope some reporter asks Streep about this. This was/is one of many consequences of purposely excluding BIPoC t… https://t.co/ueaSIxRyZk
Retweeted by Alice Wong @judithheumann After the documentary, one of the deaf patrons was invited to address the audience and called out th… https://t.co/5XHBxSGyU3
Retweeted by Alice Wong#CripCamp was an amazing and heartbreaking documentary. A night centered around the Disabilities Right Movement wit… https://t.co/68SKHF9ckx
Retweeted by Alice Wong#Sundance #Sundance2020 #SundanceFilmFestival #FilmDis #CripCamp #RepresentationMatters https://t.co/Tu2iH57zn5PLEASE tell me that at least one of you editors hired a least one writer with a disability to write about this movi… https://t.co/96jYxYkbnj
Retweeted by Alice WongPlease drop #CripCamp reviews written by folks with disabilities in this thread so that I can amplify. Thank you. https://t.co/L3U1gsFSvB
Retweeted by Alice WongMelanie Addington has an important conflict of interest with #Sundance2020 opener CRIP CAMP. Read all about it here… https://t.co/lU2FMauvlu
Retweeted by Alice WongPlot twist: This is true for everyone in the culture industries, not just film critics.
Retweeted by Alice WongThe rest of y'all haven't had that training, and when many of you write about movies that aren't about you - movies… https://t.co/i4vSzuAqaH
Retweeted by Alice WongThose of us who love movies & aren't straight cis white men without a disability have spent our lives training ours… https://t.co/8dbLbZfGit
Retweeted by Alice WongI got a beautiful email from the accessibility team that acknowledged my public concerns but addressed all my issue… https://t.co/EW1c6kotqB
Retweeted by Alice WongAnd accessibility team followed up and are awesome. I’m not trying to whine, I’m trying to provide feedback so things work smoother.
Retweeted by Alice WongBut to be fair, some volunteers have just been normal and said yeah sure here’s a seat. THAT IS LITERALLY ALL I AM ASKING FOR.
Retweeted by Alice WongAnd I get that sure I could use a wheelchair, but I’m not mentally or physically in need of that yet. I shouldn’t h… https://t.co/9HQGIi3me9
Retweeted by Alice WongAnd know that it is hard enough to function most days, having to fight for ability to sit down or get to bathroom s… https://t.co/4llmVxtGmE
Retweeted by Alice WongOr I dunno, don’t make everyone go a weird route that involves steps because you don’t know what is going on with other people.
Retweeted by Alice WongAnd as someone who has only been disabled since my late 30s, I understand not getting #Disability but make it a big… https://t.co/Cd2otTt2Tz
Retweeted by Alice WongAt Slamdance, I walked in and asked about the line and was immediately shown a chair and sat first, no big drama ab… https://t.co/yIbXf5mAEr
Retweeted by Alice WongThis is all after the accessibility team said everything was arranged as I followed the rules and filled out their form with my needs.
Retweeted by Alice WongThings I’ve been told this week: you have to use the stairs or I’ll get in trouble, no one told us you “wanted” to… https://t.co/LPWANl0uWF
Retweeted by Alice Wong“I think the Black List has proven that the conventional wisdom about assessing value in the industry is primarily… https://t.co/cI3dSaXAph
Retweeted by Alice Wong“They are framed as the first. What first really means is only. And so we will always have people that they’re not… https://t.co/Z8fdL2JZwB
Retweeted by Alice Wong“We can either get our act together and fix this, or we can become irrelevant.” -Franklin Leonard (speaking as if f… https://t.co/EaKkueMgVo
Retweeted by Alice WongToo fast to transcribe exactly, but Franklin Leonard of The Black List is making points about the business case for… https://t.co/RuX2yTvZ9A
Retweeted by Alice Wong“Yes it’s about morals and ethics, and that’s important. But if you don’t want to do something for the right reason… https://t.co/FOHTt7tBBa
Retweeted by Alice WongShoshannah Stern makes the point that titles matter when it comes to avoiding tokenism or charity connotations. For… https://t.co/fFSzjymkxD
Retweeted by Alice WongJohn Travis of #Adobe talks about how #CripCamp illuminated issues he never thought about, like the basic right to… https://t.co/K1aVDmDVV5
Retweeted by Alice WongA film critic who describes himself as deafblind says that every time you’ve had a door shut in your face, it’s dou… https://t.co/hEF6jMXx7m
Retweeted by Alice WongShoshannah Stern points out that many times, people are uncomfortable discussing inaccessibility because they don’t… https://t.co/tkCipVuKnj
Retweeted by Alice WongAn audience member who works at an arts and disability organization asks the panelist and #Sundance2020 itself what… https://t.co/dmzgFvy1VD
Retweeted by Alice WongJudith Heumann points out that many films on disability are still made with the underlying belief that it’s better… https://t.co/nMjmZFLvvh
Retweeted by Alice Wong @bearmccreary @unrestfilm So nice to catch up and hear about all your wonderful things!! Go see #Cripcamp everybody!
Retweeted by Alice Wong#Sundance2020 @unrestfilm Reunion! So wonderful to see @jenbrea back on her feet and filling the room with vibrant… https://t.co/EElJ64b2Rt
Retweeted by Alice Wongthe two good things about this whole debacle are that 1) i have so many more reasons to find mary louise kelly fuc… https://t.co/d2whI6QyJM
Retweeted by Alice WongThis, good question...... #WritersCommunity #retreats https://t.co/unXxdhSDcW
Retweeted by Alice WongFewer spots mean more competition, which puts an unfair burden on disabled writers to share a limited number of opp… https://t.co/fWcRpCUtu3
Retweeted by Alice Wong#CripLit #OwnVoices https://t.co/WRKGI29zjGWelcome to UnMasking Medical Misogyny Chat! We are here to discuss misogynoir and how it affects us in medicine.… https://t.co/V36gIokdtg
Retweeted by Alice WongI'll be ready for President Elizabeth Warren as soon as she does right by Indigenous folks and listens to what they… https://t.co/KOMBkDpeGx
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