Judith B. Newman (born 1961) is an American journalist and author. She writes about entertainment, relationships, parenthood, business, books, science, and popular culture. Her work has run through more than fifty publications, including The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Harper's, The Wall Street Journal, Allure (where she served as Contributing Editor) and Vogue Newman's books include the memoirs You Make Me Feel Like an Unnatural Woman: The Diary of a New (Older) Mother and To Siri With Love.

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I’m Here, I’m Disabled, Get Used To It by Judith Newman

(Sex On Wheels?) (Sexual Healing?) You’re so pretty for a girl in a wheelchair. Angelique Vito has to laugh; it’s just one of the more memorable things well-meaning people have said to her.  Oh, it’s so unfortunate you can’t have children.  Oh, you’re such an inspiration.  “They see me in this chair and the thinking […]