|https://www.petitions24.com/fanexpoaccessibility Image from Marvels 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy|
Members have asked to post the petition titled "Fair Accessibility Policy for Fan Expo Events' when we did not understand why FanExpo Canada changed its access policy. Especially when we read the words of the loyal fans from Alberta Cosplayers with Disabilities that said on a petition site...
-Laura Taylor, Brain Tumour Survivor and co-founder of "Alberta Cosplayers with Disabilities"
Article: For the full CBC article, please see here
Again we are puzzled... as some of our friends can only be away from medical care for a limited time and cannot stay in line too long. Why would a company want to deny access with dignity?
We are confused at the lack of insight why a company wishes to take something fun to a place that make us feel left out. Especially when the comic book industry is based on superheros who share similar journeys we can identify with...Take Groot for example...
-Groot is often misunderstood and yet can make 4 words mean so many things.
- Sometimes little Groot needs help getting around and friends help out.
-Groot like ourselves learns what makes us extraordinary is awesome.
-And in the meantime, saves the world.
Now who wouldn't want to be part of that?
So what would Groot do?
"I am Groot!" Translation: Sign the petition, we all have the right to have fun.