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The Disabled Body Beautiful

The following article originally appeared in the ILMI E-Bulletin on October 2, 2020. “I am never going to conform to society’s requirements and I’m thrilled because I am blissfully released from all that crap. That’s the liberation of disfigurement.” -From…

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Dear Late Late Toy Show: We Need to Talk About Disability

Image shows promotional picture of Ryan Tubridy for the Toy Show 2020

The following was written in response to the Toy Show 2020 This year’s Toy Show was perhaps the most uplifting and successful in living memory; this year more than any other, the nation was hungry for a boost of optimism…

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#Notawitch More Prevalent Than You Think

The following piece originally appeared in the ILMI E-Bulletin on November 13th 2020 Photo shows Anne Hathaway in the The Witches (2020) and Emily Cascarino as Nessarose in Wicked the Musical. I have to admit, the #notawitch controversy surprised me….

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On Inspirational Disabled People

Photo shows the author in her wheelchair outside the Church of St. George and St. Thomas off O'Connell St.

The following piece originally appeared in the ILMI Ebulletin November 27th 2020 When I think back to my first ILMI AGM in September 2019, I remember I couldn’t help but feel inspired; it was the first time I had seen…

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