We have valuable things to say

A photograph of Jax Jacki Brown
Jax Jacki Brown. Credit: Breeana Dunbar
18 July 2017
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Jax Jacki Brown

"People with disabilities have interesting and valuable things to say," says disability activist, writer and performer Jax Jacki Brown. "Ninety percent of people will acquire a disability at some point in their lives. People with disabilities have important things to teach and important perspectives to share which are relevant to everyone."

Jax Jacki Brown is a disability & LGBTI consultant, writer, spoken-word performer, public speaker, disability sexuality educator and workshop designer and facilitator. Her written work has been published on websites such as Junkee, Daily Life, The Feminist Observer, Writers Victoria, ABC’s Ramp Up and in print for 'Archer Magazine: The Australian Journal for Sexual Diversity', 'Queer Disability Anthology' (2015) and 'Doing It: Women Tell the Truth About Great Sex' (2016).  

Jax will be speaking and facilitating a writing workshop for participants at the Write-ability Goes Regional and Online Own Voices: Why Writing Matters forum in Bendigo.

Jax's writing tip

A meme of Jax Jacki Brown with the following text: People with disabilities have interesting and valuable things to say. 90% of people will acquire a disability at some point in their lives. People with disabilities have important things to teach and important perspectives to share which are relevant to everyone.

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