jesse_the_k: Rubik's Cube puzzle with all-white faces labelled in braille (Braille Rubik's Cube)
In conversation with yesterday's Mingus essay, here's Deaf-Blind poet John Lee Clark addressing forced separation because of deaf-blindness, which he calls distantism:

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Each form of social bigotry has its distinctive personality and its unique set of intertwining evils. excerpt and context )
jesse_the_k: Perfectly circlular white brain-like fungus growing on oak tree (Default)
Mia Mingus has written another short, powerful essay on interacting with nondisabled people. She examines how we are forced into intimate interactions because we are disabled.
a taste )

It's challenging to maintain my self-confidence while experiencing the assumption that my boundaries don't exist, or don't count. Self-compassion meditation helps some. Snarkiness helps some.

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