Tag: ableism

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The Limits of Empathy

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On November 5, 2013

As you may know from my other posts, I am a person living with a disability – well, a couple. One consequence of this is that I have had the experience of having no neuropathy in my hands, and a

#FuckCisPeople

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On August 19, 2013

I really didn’t like this tag to begin with. So I tried to write something saying I am trans, and then trying to draw a connection between my experience being trans and being disabled. I tried t

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Microagressions

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On April 10, 2013
I’ve had some weird experiences lately. Today, a good friend’s parents, whose known me for many years (long enough to have seen my magical transformation from person with untreated chronic illness, to person with treated chronic illness), asked me, “Have you ever tried not being on anything? Like not taking any medications?” Yea I did. […]
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