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A Wheelchair Can’t be a Woman

A person in a wheelchair is often defined by the chair and therefore isn’t a woman either

Illustration by Kate Gavino

I’I’ve tossed my high heels by the hotel’s bedside table. I’m looking at my pile of clothes — unpacked, not put away — strewn across the couch, thinking of what I might change into when I take my dress off, wondering how to get from my wheelchair to his body now that…



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Erin Clark

Author of the NYTimes recommended memoir If You Really Love Me Throw Me Off the Mountain (EyeCorner Press).