Nat S Ford (natf) wrote,
Nat S Ford

"I Have Always Depended On The Kindness Of Strangers..."

Slightly old news, I know, but if you have (or might) fly United Airlines you HAVE to read this! :(

Incoherent Ramblings from a Coffee Addict - "I Have Always Depended On The Kindness Of Strangers..."

Seen on many of my LJFriends' journals in recent days. Just what I needed tonight - another example of disablism. A someone with a different (and arguably not as extreme) invisible disability, I have experienced similar in the past. I dread getting "bad enough" in the future, as is quite likely, that I might need a wheelchair more often. Life is enough of a battle as it is without jobsworths like this!

ETA evilpuppy has recieved a response from United:

ETA links to other people's posts (some friends-locked/FO) linking to her first post so you can read the comments there and see how many people have to put up with treatment like this.:

ETA Another example of how United are the pits:

ETA On a lighter note, someone linked to this music video about how United Breaks Guitars.
Also: their first followup song 2 and their further followup, song 3.

ETA "Disabled air travel: how to survive" - a great (if US-centric) article!
Tags: disablism

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