Tag: justaskdontgrab

June’s Story – ‘I have been grabbed, both from behind and to the side, pushed, pulled along ‘

It is definitely a huge issue for disabled women but it’s also an issue for anyone with a disability. Men are infantilized often as much as women, though women do get more of the sexual type of unwanted touching in my experience.  I have been grabbed, both from behind and to the side, pushed, pulled…

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Pippa’s Story – ‘people touch me all the time and get angry, confused or openly mock me when I ask them not to’

I am a woman who does a job involving heavy lifting. I also have multiple allergies. Now that we are entering summer my work life is a bit hellish, as people touch me all the time and get angry, confused or openly mock me when I ask them not to. It is hot, really hot…

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