Episode 8: "Our Companion Animals, Our Selves" feat. Kay Ulanday Barrett
What can a companion animal mean to a disabled person of color? Turns out a hell of a lot! Listen in as I have a lively talk with acclaimed Pilipinx, trans, disabled poet Kay Ulanday Barrett about their dog Biggie. This episode is so real, there were many tears had in the studio. Bring your tissues and your heart, you'll need them!
Listen now and enjoy the transcript below.
POWER NOT PITY
A podcast for disabled people of color everywhere...
Welcome to POWER NOT PITY, where I explore the lived experiences of disabled people of color everywhere. It's all about passing the mic here at POWER NOT PITY and wow, this mic has stories to tell!
This is the space where you can be sure to feel safe to talk about all aspects of life as a disabled person of color. These stories work specifically to dismantle ableism by breaking down race, gender, class and disability. Each episode gleams with this one question: “What’s your disabled power?”