Hysterics is a blog (and podcast!), highlighting bodies outside the “norm.”


Alongside her own journey, Kate features other women and gender nonconforming folks voicing their experiences living in bodies often disregarded and misunderstood.


 
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Closing the Chapter on Diagnosis

 

I finally found a diagnosis, a doctor I trust, and the closure I’ve needed. Now its time to get to work rebuilding the aspects of my life that I’ve lost.

 
 
Youtube creator and disability advocate Jessica Kellgren-Fozard

Youtube creator and disability advocate Jessica Kellgren-Fozard

Reclaiming Hysteria: Disability Advocates have embraced Youtube - but the feeling isn’t mutual.

Demonetization and algorithm bias can dramatically affect the income of disabled creators seeking to raise awareness and share their stories.


 

About Kate

 
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Kate Averett is a writer and podcaster sparking unique discussion at the intersections of gender, disability, chronic and mental illness. Kate received her MA in Art History from UNC Chapel Hill with a focus on representations of hysteria in horror films and popular culture.

 
 

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