The alternative to handing all my cash over to the government is to blow every last damn red cent.
Since anyone can post a video, YouTube is extremely accessible for people with disabilities to create their own channels that others can subscribe to. Here are four of our faves.
That Feeling You Get When …
The more crippled you are, the more impossible it is to travel light.
"If you are a male in a wheelchair, how can you project a manly image in such an overly masculine world?”
Dressed in drag and lip-synching badly, we were “Diana Gross and the Testosterones.” Again, no trophy, but the brave pastor got plenty of flack.
I imagine the circus boss might have been tempted to replace the striking crippled freaks with robots, had such things existed back then.
All over the world, the nondisabled public tends to see a person in a wheelchair as one of life’s losers, the unfortunate butt of a cosmic joke. It’s that weak smile of acknowledgement you get in the elevator which means, “There but for the grace of God go I.” That person exits the elevator feeling like a winner just by encountering you!
It’s big fun irritating smug people in power, especially when you beat them. But it’s stressful, too.
"Have you seen this yet?" I receive a post starting out this way on my Facebook timeline at least once a week. It’s always accompanied [...]