Many disabled women are assaulted each year. Forgetting my own rape feels impossible

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 11:00:08 GMT 3

Many disabled women are assaulted each year. Forgetting my own rape feels impossible


After the attack, I became preoccupied with the idea that my case would be questioned because of my disability. But what happened continues to haunt me

I have been a wheelchair user for a number of years, due to a progressive condition. I have been a rape survivor for four. These things are more connected than you might think.

I first met Alex (not his real name) four years ago. We were at a house party. He was drunk and I was sober; this would become a running theme.

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