A feminist theory of disability would liberate not only disabled women but also non-disabled women because the theory of disability is " the theory of the oppression of the body by a society and its culture."
My mother saw the success of her activism realised in me.
An employer refused to hire me because of my nasal feeding tube. Now, I’m hopeful for the accessible future of work
Flexibility, empathy, inclusion - if these were central values, we would build universally better workplaces where the many talents disabled people offer are unleashed, rather than disregarded and ignored.
It's a tough balance, wanting to be informed while checking in on your mental state. A balance that is a privilege to maintain.