The Beauty of Spaces Created For and By Disabled People
It is very rare, as a disabled person, that I have an intense sense of belonging, of being not just tolerated or included in a space, but actively owning it.
ThisisAn Unquiet Mind, a monthly column by s.e. smith that explores disability identity and its interaction with the world at large.
this space, is for me. us.
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What’s terrifying about Spears’s situation, for a certain kind of disabled person, is that we are a razor’s edge away from joining her.
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I want to surround myself with people who argue with me, for I learn so much more from these conversations.
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Beds transmute into a form of policing while simultaneously being promoted as an alternative to policing.