My Worth is Not Determined By My Mentions

It was International Women’s Day the other week and people all over social media were doing shout-outs for women they admired; be it their friends, women who are excelling, or simply their family members. I wrote a very general tweet that didn’t tag anyone because I have such a bad memory that I didn’t want…

#ShitAbledPeopleSay – My Response

Every other day a hashtag appears on Twitter and causes controversy. I first saw this ‘shit abled people say’ hashtag last Saturday and after scrolling through the comments disabled people shared, I decided to add a few of my own. My somewhat naive self didn’t realise that by disclosing a few of the hurtful, uneducated…