Disabled Shit

Being Fat and Eating Food

An episode of Disabled Shit

By Tara Hawkins
Tara and Julianne, long-time disabled lesbians, talk about the misadventures of being disabled. If you've ever felt like nobody gets what it's like to be disabled, this is for you.

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