"The first time he’d been caught, he was fourteen. His father walked in on him standing in front of a full-length mirror in nothing but black stockings, like the kind Spanish girls wore under jean miniskirts and leather boots, tripping-tipsy on calimocho."
"Alone, in that dark hotel room, the noise from the beach finally quieting, I questioned for the first time whether all dependence should be counted as loss."
"I am whole and I am disabled—and I reject the ableism that makes someone try to re-form me in their image."
-- "Me After Me Before You"
"The economics of disability are precise and you are always in the red."
"Sticks and stones may break my bones, but i will never feel it."