NAME: Lucy Dawson
CENSORSHIP: Shadow, content & account ban
What reason was given for your ban?
Nudity and sexual activity.
Why do you think your post(s) was censored?
I’m disabled and curvy.
Were you able to appeal and what was the response?
Yes – nothing was done.
What effect has your experience of censorship had on you?
As a disabled creator, having one of my main sources of income taken away was very stressful.
What’s one thing you want people to know about this topic?
Representation and visibility of people who look different from the image society pushes on us as ‘normal’ is so important. Marginalised and minority individuals must be seen, in order to be heard.