“Prominent disability activist, writer and comedian Stella Young has died aged 32.
“…Ms Young was born in Stawell, in country Victoria, with Osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic disorder that causes bones to break easily.
“Her advocacy began at the age of 14 when she conducted an access audit on the shops on the local main street.
“She was an ambassador for Our Watch and has been a member of various boards and committees in the disability sector.
“Ms Young proudly described herself as a “crip” despite objections by others.
“…Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten paid tribute to Ms Young, saying she was “a fierce advocate for people with disabilities”.”
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