29 December, 2021

ABC NEWS: The problem with 'cripping up' and why casting disabled actors matters


Ugggh; "cripping up" what a vulgar term to use; it is just so offensive to me. I have often wondered why we don’t have enough actors that are disabled; there is no reason why disabled people can’t be actors, musicians, radio DJ's,  modelling etc, to show true diversity.

 After all there are many people in the world with a disability; and not all disabilities are visible. Give them a go; and make sure that disabled people have fair access to these jobs. They have much to teach able bodied people; and much to offer the world. 

I am utterly disgusted and highly offended

 Do you go to a doctor and ask him if he is properly qualified or a solicitor or a trades person? No, of course you don't it is rude and...