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We need inclusive spaces for organizing & gathering in the time of #COVID and #LongCOVID. Check out this brief guide for gatherings and call for disability solidarity, created with the What Would an HIV Doula Do? collective. 1/🧵

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Practicing inclusion during COVID-19 means acknowledging the health and safety needs of all people, then taking steps to communicate and provide safe(r) and more accessible options for gathering.
This includes not only working to understand the reasons spaces may be inaccessible to individuals with varying needs, but also committing to following community-centered practices to improve safety for all. #AccessIsLove
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I have #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis. It’s been 9 days since @MEActNet’s #StillSickStillFighting action + I wanted y’all to have a glimpse of what #PEM is. Post-exertional malaise is the hallmark symptom for #pwME #MECFS, which half of #pwLC #LongCovid have
#NEISvoid (1/18) 9 MEAction Activists block ...
When we push ourselves beyond our energy envelope + don’t #StopRestPace, we end up with #PEM, where we “crash” and get much sicker. (I’m in the front here! We’re used to lying down, but getting up + down, lying on the hot pavement while chanting is really rough for us!) (2/18) MEActivists block the sidew...
So for this action, we prepared. I got good rest Frid-Sun. I was good about using mobility devices + prioritizing comfort for transit + lodging. I took all my meds (even supplements!) when I was supposed to, put on sunscreen, drank water. Look how rested and ready! (3/18) Rikki stands in a red “Stil...
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