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Here are our logos and what they mean.
- All of our logos as .zip
- Stimpunks Logo with white umbrella panel
- Stimpunks Logo with transparent umbrella panel
- Stimpunks Umbrella U with white umbrella panel
- Stimpunks Umbrella U with transparent umbrella panel
- Stimpunks Power Wheelchair with Rainbow Umbrella
- What does our umbrella logo mean?
- Crip Space and Electric Belonging
- Peer Respite
- Community: Magic, Resistance, and Power
- For and With
- That’s What
All of our logos as .zip
Stimpunks Logo with white umbrella panel
Stimpunks Logo with transparent umbrella panel
Stimpunks Umbrella U with white umbrella panel
Stimpunks Umbrella U with transparent umbrella panel
Stimpunks Power Wheelchair with Rainbow Umbrella
What does our umbrella logo mean?
It started with Ryan’s electric wheelchair.
The accessory kit for the wheelchair included an umbrella holder. I like shade. I spend a lot of time outside in my chair, and an umbrella is very helpful to sensory regulation.
When shopping for an umbrella to go with the chair, I came upon this rainbow one and knew I’d found my match. When I roll outdoors, I roll umbrella up and out, flying the colors of Being queer means constantly questioning what's considered "normal" and why that norm gets privileged over other ways of being. It means criticizing who sets these norms and recognizing the privilege... and Neurodivergent, sometimes abbreviated as ND, means having a mind that functions in ways which diverge significantly from the dominant societal standards of “normal.”NEURODIVERSITY: SOME BASIC TERMS & DEFINITIONS Neurodivergent is quite... pride and Acceptance means training mental health service providers to look at autism and other disabilities as a part of a person's identity, rather than a problem that needs to be fixed. Acceptance....
Meanwhile, we’d been searching for a logo for Stimpunk combines “stimming” + “punk” to evoke open and proud stimming, resistance to neurotypicalization, and the DIY culture of punk, disabled, and neurodivergent communities. Instead of hiding our stims, we.... When I turned to my cousin and fellow Some people with disabilities call themselves “crips.” “Crip” used to be a mean word for disabled. It is short for “cripple.” But some disabled people call themselves “crips” on purpose...., designer Becky Hicks, she suggested we do a vector drawing of a 3/4 view of the umbrella wheelchair as a placeholder.
From there, we iterated on the umbrella idea until we reached this final design.
We like the umbrella as a symbol of shelter, sanctuary, respite, What I have always been hoping to accomplish is the creation of community.Community is magic. Community is power. Community is resistance.Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-First-Person-Stories-Twenty-First-ebook/dp/B082ZQBL98/ https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-Adapted-Young-Adults-ebook/dp/B08VFT4R9T/..., inclusion, and Pluralism refers to people of diverse and conflicting beliefs coexisting peaceably, linked by their adherence to a shared social contract which commits members of different groups to treating others fairly.... The umbrella emanates from and covers U and PUNKS, evoking our mission.
We exist for the direct support and What I have always been hoping to accomplish is the creation of community.Community is magic. Community is power. Community is resistance.Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-First-Person-Stories-Twenty-First-ebook/dp/B082ZQBL98/ https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-Adapted-Young-Adults-ebook/dp/B08VFT4R9T/... of neurodivergent and The label "disabled" means so much to me. It means I have community. It means I have rights. It means I can be proud. It means I can affirm myself... people.
Source: Mission – Stimpunks
Staying alive is a lot of work for a disabled person in an A system that places value on people's bodies and minds based on societally constructed ideas of normality, intelligence, excellence, desirability, and productivity. These constructed ideas are deeply rooted in anti-Blackness,... society…
The Stimpunks umbrella evokes…
Crip Space and Electric Belonging
The Stimpunks umbrella evokes crip space and the electrifying feeling of belonging.
It is very rare, as a disabled person, that I have an intense sense of belonging, of being not just tolerated or included in a space but actively owning it; “This space,” I whisper to myself, “is for me.” Next to me, I sense my friend has the same electrified feeling. This space is for us.
This is precisely why they are needed: as long as claiming our own ground is treated as an act of hostility, we need our ground. We need the sense of community for disabled people created in crip space.
How can we cultivate spaces where everyone has that soaring sense of inclusion, where we can have difficult and meaningful conversations?
Because everyone deserves the shelter and embrace of crip space, to find their people and set down roots in a place they can call home.
Source: “The Beauty of Spaces Created for and by Disabled People” by s.e. smith in “Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the 21st Century“.
All human beings have the same innate need: We long to belong.Clark, Timothy R.. The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety . Berrett-Koehler Publishers. Kindle Edition.
The Stimpunks umbrella evokes A peer-run respite center is a non-clinical, completely voluntary service operated by people with their own stories of mental health recovery, trauma, hospitalization, incarceration, substance use, homelessness or some combination....
Afiya strives to provide a safe space in which each person can find the balance and support needed to turn a difficult time into a learning and growth opportunity.
Source: Afiya Peer Respite
Community: Magic, Resistance, and Power
The Stimpunks umbrella evokes the magic, resistance, and The 20th Century political scientist Karl Deutsch said, “Power is the ability not to have to learn.”I quote this statement often, because I think it’s one of the most important... of community.
What I have always been hoping to accomplish is the creation of community.
Community is magic.
Community is power.
Community is resistance.
For and With
The Stimpunks umbrella evokes creating for and with each other.
We urgently need to bring to our What I have always been hoping to accomplish is the creation of community.Community is magic. Community is power. Community is resistance.Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-First-Person-Stories-Twenty-First-ebook/dp/B082ZQBL98/ https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-Adapted-Young-Adults-ebook/dp/B08VFT4R9T/... the limitless capacity to love, serve, and create for and with each other.
That’s what the Stimpunks umbrella means to us. It started with a wheelchair accessory and became a logo, symbol, and reminder to foster inclusion, belonging, and pluralism.