mentions how disabled people benefit from living in places where pedestrians have better access than cars, but doesn't mention that some disabled people need their cars.... can we have disabled people writing about our own stories please https://www.newsroom.co.nz/jess-berentson-shaw-road-access-is-about-justice
Jess Berentson-Shaw: Road access is about justice
The streets are for everyone, so why are they closed to so many of us and why is it so hard to get them open? Jess Berentson-Shaw keeps getting on her bike despite the dangers in hope of a different...https://www.newsroom.co.nz/jess-berentson-shaw-road-access-is-about-justice
I'm likely being cynical here but it just feels like we were chucked in just to bolster an argument rather than actually taking into consideration the diverse range of needs that we have. Like I've said before, we're not a monolith.
Like Jess, I'm tired of having to display my pain (my disability) to get access even considered. Not even for my wellbeing but so I can actually get places. I think that's a bit worse. It's just a bit corny reading this when I've seen her speak over disabled voices.