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22 random things that make me tired as a disabled woman

I am tired of often needing to value other people’s needs more than my own. I am tired of being anxious about small events because of the fear of being marginalized and silenced. I am tired of people over and over again assuming my opinions on sexism and ableism are just an emotional reaction instead… Continue reading 22 random things that make me tired as a disabled woman

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I love my wheelchair, Kylie Jenner

I have for a long time wanted to write about the love I have for my wheelchair. And I think now it’s time. Mainly because most (nondisabled) people have decided it is dreadful having one. They look at it with pity and resentment, terror and confusion. They see it as something that must make my… Continue reading I love my wheelchair, Kylie Jenner

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Hvernig eigum við að forgangsraða þér, Illugi?

Síðustu tvö kvöld hefur verið til umfjöllunar í Kastljósi skortur á túlkaþjónustu fyrir döff fólk, m.a. fólk með samþætta sjón- og heyrnarskerðingu. Systurnar Snædís Rán og Áslaug Ýr Hjartardætur sem báðar hafa þá skerðingu deildu reynslu sinni og opnuðu dyrnar inn í lífið sitt fyrir okkur öllum til þess að benda á það hve alvarlegt… Continue reading Hvernig eigum við að forgangsraða þér, Illugi?