Stories with Disabled Characters in Show Yourself To Me

Folks often ask about disability representation in this collection, and where to find it, so I put together this reference guide. Stories are listed in the order they appear in the collection. (MC = main character, SC = secondary character.)

Missing Daddy:

Main POV character (unnamed) has PTSD (briefly referenced at the beginning of the story).

The Tender Sweet Young Thing:

Téo (MC) has a mobility disability (scooter user).

Dax (MC) has diabetes and chronic migraines (has a migraine in the story, diabetes is referenced and accommodated in the scene).

Mikey (MC) spoonie with mobility disability (references to fatigue, scooter user).

Rebecca (SC) has fibromyalgia (scooter and cane user).

Xóchi (SC) has a mobility disability and chronic pain (chronic pain is not overtly referenced, it just says she plans to stay seated, scooter and cane user).

Lee (SC) has a mobility disability and diabetes (scooter and cane user).

Jericho (SC) has a mobility disability (obliquely referenced).

My Will:

Main POV character (unnamed) has PTSD (shows flashback, part of cathartic BDSM play).

Falling for Essex:

Samuel (MC) has diabetes.

Leroy (MC) has a mobility disability (wheelchair user who also uses a cane).

My Precious Whore:

Both main characters (unnamed) have PTSD (referenced briefly, part of cathartic BDSM play)

My Pretty Boy:

Jax (MC) has diabetes (overtly referenced), chronic back pain (discussed several times). He also is autistic, and has chronic migraines, chemical sensitivity, and PTSD, but they are not marked in this excerpt.

Rickie (MC) has PTSD, which is also not marked in this excerpt (it’s from a novel, Shocking Violet).

Facing the Dark:

Colin (MC) has burn scars and trauma from work as a firefighter (part of cathartic BDSM play)

Ready:

Daddy character has PTSD, injury, and mobility disability from motorcycle accident (referenced multiple times throughout).

Boy character (POV character) has PTSD (referenced, shows flashback, part of cathartic BDSM play)

Dancing for Daddy:

Main POV character (unnamed) has PTSD (stated directly, part of cathartic BDSM play)

A Large Full Meal:

Main POV character (unnamed) has a hand and wrist injury (referenced, and there is a pause in the middle of play for a massage).

The Tale of Jan and Tam:

Tam (MC) has diabetes, wrist injury, chronic migraines (migraines directly referenced, diabetes not named but ze eats a snack mid-scene, wrist injury not named but you see hir massaging it in the middle of play).

Jan (MC) has a mobility disability due to injury (scooter user, injury obliquely referenced during scene).

Val (SC) has a mobility disability (wheelchair user).

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