"Why don't you people?

Why don't you like to ask for help?

Why do you need Black spaces or Femme spaces?

Why can't you do tweetathons for strangers? "

Because ...
It takes a long time
to be sure a person is willing to ride for you, for real.

Lotta people will hook you up once or twice.
Very few people will be at your 11th crowdfund ',

Or the 25th time you want to talk about your disabled day.
And it's never like:

"you know this is too much for me, let me help you find a way to replace my help.
No it's

"Why are you so needy?"

"I helped you so why won't you back me on this super-harmful lie."

"You're going to this doctor I've been taking you to for six weeks for attention"
They can't even own up to their fuckups

without making it about whatever marginalization you have.
The same people will say "don't make this about your disability"

"everything isn't about race."

"Females always do this"

Fuuuck you. 😄

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