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BBC 3 - Why do people think I'm my Boyfriend's carer?


  • Cher_ScopeCher_Scope Posts: 3,334

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    Hi @MrAllen1976

    I've not seen this so thanks for sharing it!  These misplaced beliefs can stem from the idea that disabled people are child-like, not interested in having a romantic partner and are asexual (without sexual urges).  It's surprising these stereotypes still persist isn't it?  People can be super quick to judge and wrongly think of two non-disabled people together as 'normal'.  Sigh  :(  

    What did you think to it?
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  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 1,651 Listener
    I've not seen it as since BBC 3 went online only I don't watch it.

    I do think disability stereotyping is wrong though, but it's the norm for right wing nutjob Daily Fail readers who hate all disabled people.

  • Charlie_NQPCCharlie_NQPC Member Posts: 7 Listener
    I was part of this article, I think its great that they are breaking down stereotypes in mainstream media, at long last!
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