Part Two: Badass Disabled Women of Colour Who Made History

Noor Inayat Khan — the spy princess

Being a disabled woman has its own unique challenges, as the intersections of patriarchy and ableism constantly inter-play. Our society sees women as sex objects, but disabled people as entirely sexless. Women and disabled people have both been looked down on and assumed to be of lesser intelligence than abled men, and both have been denied opportunities for work and fair pay.