Max Fisher

Max is a disability and trans rights activist from Nottingham. They are non-binary, and they live with chronic pain, using a wheelchair part-time. They are a passionate scientist. Instagram: @Ouch_mouse | Twitter: @OuchMouse8 

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Roll with It
2 months ago
It started with, “I’m Sorry” And ended with, “Don’t give up” But the wheels are now in motion And I’m rolling with the tide Can I be sick forever? Don’t illnesses get better? Apparently this is my lif...
How I Went to University with Chronic Illnesses
2 months ago
While applying to university, I wasn’t considered disabled, but looking back on it with the knowledge I have now, I should have been. Regardless of this, in my applications, I disclosed my health cond...
Decluttering 101: Trans Edition
6 months ago
It’s that time of year where everyone's talking about “new year, new me!” and “out with the old, in with the new.” For some people, decluttering and downsizing is a huge part of that process. There ar...
10 Things Not to Say to Someone Allergic to Cold
8 months ago
When I was younger, say 15 or so, I went to a car show with my dad and my friend Rosie. It was the 4th of July—her birthday—and summer. It wasn't the nicest weather, but it wasn't particularly bad. A ...
We Need to Talk About Ableism in the LGBT+ Community
8 months ago
I started to write this on the train home from the National Union of Students (NUS) LGBT+ Conference, a conference where access needs were repeatedly ignored, the catering was sub-par at best, and a m...
'If Vaccines Work, Why Is My Unvaccinated Child a Risk to You?' And Other Questions About Vaccines ANSWERED
a year ago
With Kat Von D announcing to the world that she refuses to vaccinate her future child, there has been lots of hype about the anti-vaxx movement. It's time to stop the misinformation in its tracks. Sit...