The Journal Awesome Humans

Awesome Humans 26 Oct, 21

Tokyo 2020 through the Eyes of a Paralympian

By Barney Koneferenisi Barney Koneferenisi is a member of the New Zealand Wheelchair Rugby team known as the Wheelblacks. He got a late call up t...

Awesome Humans 19 Oct, 21

Life after amputation: How I learned to love my body

By Lauren McDonough (she/her) *Trigger warnings: suicide and depression.* I stepped in front of a train and lost my legs. I attempted suicide when ...

Awesome Humans 18 Oct, 21

Inspiration Requires Action - Why Inspiration Porn is Harmful

By Latifa Daud For much of my life, I have just accepted that exclusion and isolation is part and parcel of living life as a disabled woman. Basic...

Awesome Humans 08 Oct, 21

Spend a day in the ABC recording studio with Emily Prior

By Emily Prior For the last ten months I have been working for ABC TV on a really awesome children’s television show called The Wonder Gang. My cha...

Awesome Humans 08 Sep, 21

Can disability be a positive part of your identity?

By Rebecca Dubber When someone asks you, “who are you?” it’s at that moment that you call on the list of things that define who you are, a unique l...