Body-positive blogger explains why you shouldn’t call disabled people ‘inspirational’

(Picture: Instagram/ the_feeding_of_the_fox)

32-year-old Imogen May is a blogger and body positivity advocate who has a genetic impairment, though she doesn’t often discuss this online.

Imogen – who also works as a carer for another disabled woman – runs the blog The Feeding of the Fox, where she often talks about disability and being comfortable in your own body.

Back in July she wrote a post which sparked a lot of interest – a post in which Imogen talked about not calling disabled people ‘inspirational’.

While the post was shared months ago, it recently re-circulated on Instagram, and thousands of users have been talking about it since.

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