Social Media Censorship Bias: Kim Kardashian's Post Left Alone, Disabled Body Deleted

Lately, I’ve been off my blogger game as I’ve been working on other projects. That all changed when I was scrolling through my feed with greasy pizza fingers late one night when I saw Kim Kardashian’s photo. A light bulb in my head went off immediately. I had planned on doing another Kardashian look (I did a remake of Kylie Jenner’s wheelchair shoot during the summer) as my next post and this photo was perfect. Remaking this photo would be risky, but I decided to give it a go. I got my props, did my makeup, and boom, photo shoot time.

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Cure the #1 Genetic Killer of Infants by Loving Your Genes

I realize it’s counterintuitive to “love your genes” when those very genes are considered to be a defect. They gave you a disease like SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) that causes you to struggle to live a normal life. 

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5 Ways to End Disability Stigma

There’s no question that disability stigma is very prevalent in society. Whether it’s someone seeing you as inspiration porn or giving you unwarranted pity (let’s get real, when is pity ever warranted), here are 5 ways to stop disability stigma in its tracks.

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Love Your Genes on The Set of Disabilities Redefined in New York

One day I saw an LYG order from New York, New York roll in from a man named Dr. Truett Vaigneur Jr. My first thought was, wow this guys has a cool name. My second thought was that I was so excited to have LYG heading to the big city. At this point, I didn’t know much about who Truett was. Dr. Truett Vaigneur Jr. and I connected on Instagram, as he’s also a disability advocate. Truett hosts a show called Disabilities Redefined which is a series featuring people with disabilities & how they redefine what it means to live life with a disability. I was so excited to have connected with him & to learn about his show.

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Love Your Genes Takes On The World: Embracing Diversity

After chatting with many people, I’ve come to learn that Love Your Genes is much bigger then what I had anticipated or had in mind when creating it. I started Love Your Genes on the basis of my disability and genetic diseases. However, I’m coming to find Love Your Genes resonates with more then just the disability community: the LGBTQ community, ethnic communities, mental health advocates/communities, religion, gender, race, and so many more beautifully diverse groups.

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