‘Casual ableism’: Disability activist condemns McGuire coin-toss comments

Disability activist Carly Findlay says Eddie McGuire’s comments towards Sydney Swan’s ambassador and plane crash survivor Cynthia Banham are harmful, regardless of whether he knew she was disabled. The Fox Footy commentator and Collingwood football club president has come under fire for mocking Banham’s coin toss before the Sydney Swans versus Adelaide AFL match on Friday night.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion, Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies

Author:
Matilda Boseley and Michael Fowler

Source:
The Age

Date published:
Sat 30th Mar, 2019