I didn’t think I would be mentioning sexism when talking about illnesses, but it recently came to light that men have a harder time talking about chronic illness because they are constantly told that they are not allowed to talk about what is wrong with them. That is not okay.

street-photography-1017885_1920Male chronic illness sufferers not only should have the right to voice their own struggles, I believe it’s necessary. Awareness changes the way the medical industry see illnesses, hearing that others are sharing our struggles help us feel less lost and alone.

Male chronic illness sufferers not only should have the right to voice their own struggles, I believe it’s necessary. Awareness changes the way the medical industry see illnesses, hearing that others are sharing our struggles help us feel less lost and alone.

It makes me mad that some people are being silenced due to their gender.

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