Shout out to blind people who never learned their rights and equality growing up because the adults in their lives never taught them it was OK to be blind.
Shout out to blind people who grew up feeling like the only person in their situation and that they were just a special case and there was nothing to be done because nobody ever introduced them to other blind people, let alone competent blind adults.
Shout out to blind people who never learn braille as children because they “still had usable vision,” Who were forced to squint at and hunch over magnifying glasses and large print because the school system said that was better.
Shout out to blind people who don’t use guide dogs and have to constantly be questioned by strangers and families about why they don’t want guide dogs.
Shout out to blind people who are dehumanized and desexualized by society and feel like they could never find real friends or partners because nobody can look past their disability enough to talk to them like a normal human, let alone have a crush on them.
Shout out to blind people who are just tired of everything.