Disability is not our only identity: An interview with Becky Olaniyi

“Sexism and ableism are consistently in conflict, as ableism portrays people with disabilities as asexual beings who are childlike and totally undesirable, whilst sexism relies on the consistent hypersexualisation of women. These two schools of thought that contribute to the oppression of disabled women are at odds with one another, but their shared characteristic is that they both demean those who are perceived as less capable.”

Read the full interview at Feminist Current

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Alicen Grey is an award-winning writer.