Dear Ableism: It's Not Me. It's Really, Really You – Adios Barbie

March 23, 2015 by Cheryl Green

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Dear Ableism: It’s Not Me. It’s Really, Really You

Daniel Lobo

By Cheryl Green

Dear ableism,

We’re not supposed to name names. You know, out of respect and all. It’s painful to be publicly embarrassed! But this time I have to. You, ableism, are Danny, the Alaska Airlines manager at the Chicago-O’Hare airport who refused to open the door to the jetway for my friends after the plane had boarded. Oh, and by the way, they were only late to the gate because their airport had refused to have the tiny wheelchair that fits down the plane’s [...]

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