Thursday, March 2, 2017

Becoming disabled by choice, not chance: ‘Transabled’ people feel like impostors in their fully working bodies


Chloe Jennings-White adjusts leg braces at her home on May 16, 2013, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She wears leg braces even though she does not need them. A disability acquired in recent years has forced her into a wheelchair.

"Some of his study participants do draw parallels to the experience many transgender people express of not feeling like they’re in the right body. Baldwin says this disorder is starting to be thought of as a neurological problem with the body’s mapping, rather than a mental illness."

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