It’s not easy to speak up about being on benefits, because of the enormous level of stigma and prejudice attached to being on any kind of incapacity or income support. So we applaud YouTube user nomoreharassment, for making a series of videos about incapacity benefit and her experiences.

She says:

Not everyone on IB is a lazy worthless scrounging piece of sh** despite what you may read in the papers, this is me talking a little about the reality of the situation for most claimants (genuine ones), ordinary decent people who are ill through no fault of their own, who have the same thoughts feelings and aspirations as everyone else does – which I’m sure other people in my position will agree with.

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