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This blog cogently summarizes the damaging ableist assumptions in the latest J K Rowling movie. She sees the death of a disabled character treated without any true concern.

http://ada-hoffmann.com/2016/12/03/fantastic-beasts-and-how-to-be-ableist-when-you-find-them

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Date: 2016-12-04 05:28 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] sasha_feather
Wow, interesting and great post. I saw this movie and also found the death of the character upsetting and totally agree and it not taken seriously enough, which was strange for a film aimed at children. I did not read the character as disabled. Perhaps I missed something.

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Date: 2016-12-05 03:30 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] jazzyjj
Very interesting. I have not yet seen this movie, and I'm hoping it is or will be available with audio descriptions just like all the Harry Potter movies. I'm a big HP fan, and am excited to read "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" as well. I may tweet this out for my job. Thanks for sharing.

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