5 common misconceptions about disability access
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Let’s talk about sex and disability, shall we?
I should probably start this blog by reassuring anyone reading that this will not include overly private details or graphic descriptions. The first time I was asked about my ability to have and enjoy sex despite my disability I was 12 years old (sixth grade) and it was questions from my Sunday School teacher. I … Read More
The Reluctant Advocate
Ever since I was a teenager, I remember having peers tell me privately that they appreciated when I raised my hand to ask a clarifying question. Or to challenge something I had heard by asking questions of those in authority. They would tell me they had the same questions but were too scared to speak … Read More
The ‘inspiration thing’ and disability
If you claim someone with a disability has inspired you, what were you inspired to do? The very word “inspire” involves the idea that someone is provoked to take action. I and others like me will never be viewed as equal if we continue to be reduced to being a source of warm fuzzies and objectified as life lessons.