Inspiration porn – it’s not what you think

Every day you probably come across strangers carrying out mundane and ordinary tasks. You say nothing, you think nothing, because it’s pretty common, right?

Now imagine that stranger you see is in a wheel chair. Does this make them brave? Are you inspired by their plight? Should you be?

Tim Brunero spoke with a woman who wants you to feel OK about saying, “No”. Stella Young is a comedian, disability advocate, the editor of the ABC’s Ramp Up website and is sick of what she calls ‘inspiration porn.’


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Producer: Mike Nicholson

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