Border bred Carly Findlay calls out ableist slur by pop singer Lizzo

Victoria Ellis
Updated June 15 2022 - 11:22am, first published 10:28am
ADVOCATE: Carly Findlay at Albury's Botanic Gardens.
ADVOCATE: Carly Findlay at Albury's Botanic Gardens.

A Border bred disability activist has taken to social media to call out, then applaud, a famous American pop singer who used an ableist slur in her newly released song's lyric.

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Victoria Ellis

Victoria Ellis grew up on the Border and loves reporting for her home community. She is a University of Wollongong Journalism graduate. In 2018 Victoria was awarded the Bruce Gordon Scholarship for Journalism and completed a 10 week internship with WIN News Illawarra. In 2019 she was awarded The Border Mail's Cameron Thompson Scholarship, where she completed a three week internship, before taking up ongoing employment in 2021.

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