Crohn’s, and other gut related illnesses still have a heavy taboo around them.
Artie Carden (they/them) Artie is a queer, nonbinary, disabled writer. They graduated from their Bachelors in Creative Writing in summer 2018, were diagnosed with Crohn's in June of 2019, followed by a diagnosis of a rare disease called Takayasu's Arteritis in June 2020. Artie fell into disabled advocacy through learning more and more about the injustices served to the disabled community, and their writing often centres characters experiencing the intersections of queerness and disability. Twitter @artiecarden_ Instagram @artiecarden Facebook @artiecarden youtube.com/c/artiecarden