Hate speech against people with disabilities

At a time in which self optimisation and perfect bodies increasingly play a role, the focus on “other” bodies serves as a calmative agent for the insecure. Now the word “disabled” is even considered a term of abuse – unadulterated and in-your-face. With abusers who are against people who are living with disabilities, you often have to drive the clarification home that people don’t live despite their physical or psychological impairments, they live with them.

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