I write for Folks magazine. They feature people living with disabilities or chronic illness, but their ethos matches mine – the stories are about who these people are, not what Continue Reading →
Part of the idea of disability porn – aka inspiration porn – is the concept for ABS: Always Be Smiling. That the person with a disability is not only there Continue Reading →
So what are we doing about it? Fuck all, it seems.
Yesterday, Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner blundered her way into a social media situation that probably caused her some professional distress. For me and many others, it was very personal.
Keep It Kind Online is a campaign that looks to address bullying and harassment online, and asks participants to pledge to not participate in, and to confront, these behaviours.
This week, I moved house. I wrote a bit about what it means to try and relocate when you’re disabled or chronically ill. I wanted to expand on some of Continue Reading →