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Inspiration Porn: How “Feel-Good” Imagery Demeans the Disabled Community and Perpetuates Harmful Stereotypes

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What Is Inspiration Porn?

You know that grossly saccharine quote from Scott Hamilton? “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” You probably saw it on countless posters in school hallways growing up. There was always an adorable child with a visible…

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Lauren Beller

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