As an X-Men character and member of the Summers family Cable has an extensive and convoluted story so I’m only going to cover a small
The social model of disability was created in 1975 by UPIAS (Union of the Physically Impaired Against Segregation) but was coined as “the social model”
Everyone wants us to die, it’s unanimous. They have the capability and the inclination. So why aren’t we dead yet? We don’t have the power that they do. We don’t have autonomy. Our humanity is still disputed. We aren’t alive because we fought hard enough, we’re alive because they need us.
Although not a mutant Deadpool is part of the X-Men franchise and what is X-Men? Disabled metaphors! But Deadpool is one of the (more than
The X-Men are great metaphor for disability and the Inhumans are great metaphor for second generation disabled people, people who weren’t born disabled but became disabled. The two groups are very similar but the X-Men got that way because of genetics and Inhumans got that way because of the physical act, entering the Terrigen mists.
Solidarity and all that, especially because I have yet to see someone who is chronically ill not have at least depression and anxiety so none of us are neurologically typical, Karen.