I am having so much fun with this work in progress. So very much fun. It’s a little tricky, making sure I’m doing my best to write my character properly, but ultimately I want to portray him as a regular guy who happens to be blind. He enjoys his life, cracks joke, has missteps, and that’s part of his character, not the fact that he doesn’t have eyes. Honestly, he considers his name being Dovid (and thus, for some reason, impossible for the average American to pronounce) more of a setback.
Let people be disabled and differently-abled without making it a sob story. Let queer people by disabled and differently-abled and still capable of getting happy endings.
Here’s looking at you, media. It happens all the time in Real Life.