Gemma Orton is a member of Muscular Dystrophy UK’s Trailblazers, a network of young disabled people who campaign to remove the barriers that prevent them from living full and independent lives.
Those are words I’ve longed to hear for a lifetime. That they should even be considered news in 2019 is unacceptable yet not all that shocking when you’re in my wheels.
Whether you’re a fan of Erasure or Wheatus (personally I quite like both), you’ll know that all we want sometimes is a little respect from one human being to another.
It’s been a bit of a year for me, employment wise. I’ve had a lot of let down.