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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Stella Young: "I'm not your inspiration, thank you very much" opinion about disability in Australia - TedTalks

Stella Young is a comedian and journalist who happens to go about her day in a wheelchair — a fact that doesn't, she'd like to make clear, automatically turn her into a noble inspiration to all humanity. In this very funny talk, Young breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn."

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This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxSydney in April 2014, an independent event. TED editors featured it among  selections on the home page.

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