The Verge: How A Teen Punk Led A Movement For Disabled People Online

The Verge: How A Teen Punk Led A Movement For Disabled People Online. “When Tyler Trewhella opened Tumblr in 2014 and posted a photo of themself outside a diner, they had no idea that image would become their legacy. The photo shows them with cane in hand and cigarette in mouth, clad in boots, a denim jacket with pins, and a hat with earflaps. A small banner across the picture was originally going to say ‘diner punk,’ but they decided at the last second to change it to ‘cripple punk.’ Tongue in cheek, they captioned the post, ‘i’m starting a movement.'”

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