Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Sex and Disability

Content warning: This post is very much Not Safe for Work.  For obvious reasons

Put this up top of most awkward and unwelcome conversations that disabled people get asked a ridiculous amount of times:
"Can you... like... you know... ?"
And every time, I grit my teeth and hope they're not going to ask what they're very obviously going to ask, and I try not to roll my eyes too hard as they try (and generally fail) to discreetly make rude gestures so they don't have to say the words...
"have SEX"

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Memento Mori: Death and Disability

TRIGGER WARNING: This post will be about death, dying, facing mortality, and big issues like that.  If you are triggered or upset about this kind of discussion - especially if you know me personally, avoid my blog for a month.  
This is no more an easy topic to write about as it is to read about, so I completely understand if you choose to give my blog a wide berth till next month, because this month's theme will be death, dying, and disability.

I realise this is a morbid and depressing topic, but a lot of things have come up lately in my life - nothing major, but it seems to have been a recurring theme lately and despite reservations and past issues around the topic, I finally feel comfortable enough to talk about it.  Hell, I even wrote my will, and given the relevance of late, it seems now is the best time.  Bear with me, happier topics are abound in future months!

Sunday, 1 May 2016

Blogging Against Disablism Day 2016

I'll admit that I'd never heard of this event till very recently, but despite being a new blogger on the block, I couldn't not participate...