#Genderpolitics #mentalhealth

You Seem Angry

This has been said to me more times than I’d like to hear lately. The last thing I wanted to be known as was the angry old disabled woman. I was never angry with the world for the fact I am disabled. I wasn’t angry with my body. I’m an atheist so I couldn’t be angry with God. I don’t think people who know me would describe me as an angry person. I laugh a lot. I have an extremely sarcastic sense of humour. I’m compassionate, motivated and most of the time pretty badass. I get angry but I’m not an angry person.

Yet here I am defending myself to a stranger online who thinks I seem like an angry person because they didn’t like that stood up for myself, that I tried to educate, that I didn’t take bullshit. They don’t like it when I call out bad behaviour…

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