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makingqueerhistory:

[ID: A blonde woman on the left and a femme with brown/orange hair and a beanie on the right stand together, touching noses. The femme holds a pink cane.]

Queer Crips: Reclaiming Language

There is something powerful in reclaiming language. There’s the shock value of it, but it’s also a way to take back some of the power. It’s a way to navigate a difficult experience; it’s not right for every person, but for many, it’s empowering. For queer crips, it’s a way to connect, to reject, and to describe the experience of feeling trapped between two communities. (Read Full Article)

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