“Queer enough to know what I want; disabled enough to be ignored”

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Yolanda Vargas is a proud Latinx disabled woman who is Queer/Bi/Pansexual. In this article, she discusses the ways she feels her queer sexuality is erased by those in her life due to her disability:

“When I imagine my perfect Queer life, everything about me is the same. My legs have the same six scars. I still can’t go through grass without getting my wheels stuck, and I don’t weigh a pound less. The thing that has changed is the fact that I am allowed to meaningfully contribute to the issues that the LGBTQ+ community in my area faces. I am relied on. Even better, I get to relax…”

Read the full article here.

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