On Finding a Public Restroom

A few weeks ago, my boyfriend and I took a road trip to Washington, DC. We were there for an advocacy conference and were away from the hotel room most of the time, so I had the fun experience of trying to find a public restroom I could use. It did not go well. For … Continue reading On Finding a Public Restroom

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The Right of Body Autonomy

Sometimes, when you have a disability, other people feel that they have a right to control or affect your body in ways that are unnecessary, unhelpful, and at times even painful, emotionally and physically. Strangers pat us on the head in public, acquaintances we don’t know too well hug us, and sometimes people provide physical … Continue reading The Right of Body Autonomy