Amongst all of the equality posts, media and protests at the moment #becauseofableism ended up trending on Twitter this week.In some ways it made me happy. I saw many tweets talking about ableism and within in themI could relate. I could read those comments and nod my head, click like and know that people would understand the battle that lives inside a disabled person’s world.Then it made me sad.
The fact that it points out the worst part of society and the view of disability is of course a harsh pill to read and swallow.Seeing hundreds and thousands of tweets of people struggling every day due to the restrictions and oppression that ableism brings breaks my heart.However, these points weren’t the real cause for my sadness.The fact that Twitters own algorithm will choose what is trending by what we tweet or what is within our interest was the saddest part.It’s sad because those who NEED to read those point won’t see them.Now, more than ever, oppression, stereotypes and…
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