Beyonce puts her 1 year old daughter who can not speak yet on her album but not her sister with a struggling music career
Beyonce has a sister?
I’m following way more blogs than are following me. Which is fine. There’s nothing wrong with that. But I’m going to go through all of the blogs that I follow and unfollow any of them that post anything triggering, derogatory, self-hateful, self-hurtful, anti-recovery, or overall negative. If you follow me and I unfollow you and you think I shouldn’t have, please let me know. I’m following like five hundred blogs, so the weeding out may get a bit haphazard…
To all my followers, I love you! I may not want certain things showing up on my dashboard, but that’s for my own personal reasons. Please feel free to come to me about absolutely anything! I’ll always make myself available to you in whatever way I can.
still upset that the films never acknowledge that Peeta loses a limb in the first arena and goes through the Quarter Quell with a prosthetic leg
or that Katniss has suffered permanent hearing loss in one of her ears and now requires a hearing aid
or, you know, the Avoxes
because, you know, why show disabled people doing things
Simple. You’ll rarely ever find a movie that shows people with a handicap or a disability acting as though they can do anything and and as though they are just as capable as any other “normal” person, unless it’s some pity Hallmark movie dedicated to such a purpose (like The Hammer or Ray). People who have a handicap or disability are shunned by society by subconscious instinct - they are the weak, and it’s survival of the fittest, as it always has been. If a film were to depict such a person participating and, heaven forbid excelling in a modern world not made for them, while still maintaining focus on the fact that they do indeed have a handicap, it would threaten “normal” people’s sense of identity. That is, people will begin to feel inadequate and inferior (ironic, isn’t it), and what’s worse, they’ll begin to feel that they are on the same level and no better than those people who live with a disability/handicap. Thus, both their identity and their sense of normality is threatened.
Take it from somebody who’s seen both sides of that fence.