Me Before You just premiered in theatres, adding another entry to the long pantheon of films about disabled people, for nondisabled people. Like others, it relies on cripface and the presentation of disability as an unimaginable tragedy, which is hugely offensive.
Common social perceptions about people with disabilities mean that nondisabled people are perennially surprised by the fact that, gosh, we really are just like them. One area where that plays out in really frustrating ways is when it comes to fashion for people with physical disabilities. Or, should I say, the lack thereof, because there […]