Inspiration Porn

The term inspiration porn was coined by disability activist and comedian Stella Young in an article for ABC’s magazine Ramp Up. Her definition is as follows:

Inspiration porn is an image of a person with a disability, often a kid, doing something completely ordinary – like playing, or talking, or running, or drawing a picture, or hitting a tennis ball – carrying a caption like “your excuse is invalid” or “before you quit, try“.” (Young, 2012) Continue reading “Inspiration Porn”

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