When You Don’t Even Have Access to Go to the Bathroom
Disabled people are the world’s largest marginalized group, and yet often some of the most excluded people in the world. Imagine your most basic needs as a human. Water. Shelter. Access to go to the bathroom in a safe and sanitary environment. These should be a given for everyone. Everybody should have access to these […]
The Reality of Finding a Therapist When You Are Marginalized
While therapy can be helpful for some, for others it can be hard to find therapists that are safe to work with.
Parents of Kids with SMA Benefit from Listening to Adults with SMA
As we have seen in many other individualized disabled communities, parents of kids with SMA tend to have little understanding of the lives that adults with SMA lead. For years, those of us with SMA have had to listen to parents of kids with SMA attempting to educate us about a disability we’ve lived with, […]
Stop MDA & #EndTheTelethon Now!
The MDA telethon needs to be ended for good for the benefit of all of us with neuromuscular disabilities.
Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones, but Words Can Really Hurt
People say words don’t hurt, but some words can do a lot of damage.
OCD Life – What is Repeating?
I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). I was diagnosed some years ago. I knew for years before that that I probably had OCD, but getting diagnosed validated that. One thing I struggle with is repeating. I thought it was because of my OCD, but I’ve never had that clarified for me. Repeating is something I’ve […]
Respectability Appropriated My Work and Used It to Promote What They Took
Disability organizations that exploit and appropriate the work of multiply marginalized disabled people need to be held accountable.
This is the Real Deal with Disability and Film Crews in Hollywood
When I was in film school, nobody would work with me. That is, unless they were forced to work with me. One of the women in my class once told me that no one would work with me because the other students did not think I was capable of helping them out on their own […]
Win Your Choice of a XBox One X, PS4 Pro, or Switch from TheCripCrusader – Dominick Evans
So, I’ve been gaming quite a bit lately, and I’ve been doing so on Twitch! I have found a community of gamers who welcomed me, and are amazing people. Thanks to one person, who wishes to remain anonymous, I have the chance to offer an amazing prize to all of you. You can receive your […]
Musings on Gender: I was a Little “Girl”
A look at how history and how I was raised impact my idea of gender, as well as my own personal gender identity.