Hi everyone! Last month I wrote a discussion post on Ableism in the Bookish Community, and a couple of you expressed interest in me breaking down some common ableist tropes. So, I’m here today to chat a bit more about The Disabled Villain. This trope has been around for a long time and is still […]
* * * * * * * * * * * *Ableist Tropes 101: The Disabled Villain // Discussion — Luminosity Library
Please read this fairly short blog and think about disabled peeps portrayed as villains.
I once had a driver who was very, very angry with me because I was getting a ride to a store rather than to a doctor’s appointment. I’m not restricted in my rides. But he thought that I should be, because disabled people should just have the bare minimum – like we should only go to the doctor, and not any stores. He definitely wanted to punish me.