Is there ableist language or behavior?

This category refers to use of slurs, demeaning language, or abuse of neurodiverse and disabled people. This includes using "autistic" as an insult. This category is important because mocking disabled people or comparing their conditions to being bad is an ableist trope found in many forms of media that feed into a stereotypical narrative.
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Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
71
No
7
24
EmmaWard55
One character dismisses the suicide note of a young bipolar woman as 'attention seeking' and no big deal. They are very critical and lack empathy for this woman, making her suffering into calculated ploys for drama.
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
55
No
12
13
melsmadness22
In season two there is a character who appears to have a disability. His father constantly mistreats him and tries to have him committed to a treatment facility.
Movie • 2018 Report
Yes
53
No
3
10
GwendolynCox
One of the children shown has social issues. In a classroom scene, the teacher pushes her to finish her test in a way that could draw negative attention to this. Later, the mother yells at her, saying, "are you some kind of idiot," for displaying the same behavior. The same character's art is also called the r word
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
40
No
0
15
ghostofpunk
Jojo suffers a slight limp and scarring from a grenade accident. He and others refer to him as 'horribly disfigured' and such.
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
35
No
0
9
ElleONeill
episode 3 ****SPOILER AHEAD**** shows the physically disabled character being "cured" of her physical disability, changing into a "beautiful" physically abled character.
Yes
35
No
0
11
teaz
there is a character who is an ableist stereotype of people with DID. her alter is extremely murderous, even having "genocide" in her name.
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
32
No
0
6
takver
Toph's parents restrict her freedom and treat her like she is helpless, because she is blind. The show makes it very clear that they are wrong.
Book Report
Yes
32
No
0
8
Boop
The character in a wheelchair is constantly made fun of for it by the character who put him in it.
Movie • 2017 Report
Yes
30
No
0
2
heliogemini
as the kids look into the sewer for the first time, Eddy says the r slur in an attempt to get his friends to think going in the sewers isn't smart.
Video Game • 2017 Report
Yes
27
No
1
8
oumasorbit
a character calls others ‘t*rds multiple times, and idk if this counts, but they also ask if another character was “dropped on her head as a kid”
TV Show • 2016 Report
Yes
24
No
2
2
CozmoGarden
there are multiple uses of the ableist slur "ps*cho", and ableism towards a woman alleged to be schizophrenic
TV Show • 2016 Report
Yes
22
No
2
2
EN
People don't really take Chidi's anxiety seriously/just see it as a problem and frequently make him make decisions that they themselves could easily make even though they know he struggles with that. On several occasions characters try to "cure" him that way
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
22
No
3
3
Memebird
Yes. Michael says the R-word quite a bit in s3e1 "Gay Witch Hunt"
TV Show • 2009 Report
Yes
22
No
1
0
Crow75
There's a heavily autistic-coded character but they don't really handle it right. He's referred to at various points as: an alien, a computer, a robot, weird, not having emotions and feelings. And while he is maybe the most loved character in-univers as well as by the viewers, this still comes off as very f-ing offensive. They never call him autistic, but they display the symptoms enough that it is recognisable. And at the same time it's clear that the show-makers don't really know what they are doing.
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
21
No
14
3
LaynePinky
The entire movie is insensitive to neurodivergent people and people who are physically different. It is a fairly harmful portrayal.
Movie • 2004 Report
Yes
20
No
0
4
Rg123
Regina uses the R word to describe an unfortunate event.
Video Game Report
Yes
19
No
0
5
eweeys
There is a lot of ableism directed towards mentally ill characters, and the word 'psycho'/'psychotic' is used in a derogatory manner a ton.
TV Show • 2020 Report
Yes
19
No
0
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
18
No
1
4
annie.wolfe
in the first episode there is an autism joke and the r word is used
Movie • 1995 Report
Yes
18
No
0
6
pocketbee
the R slur is used at least twice, if not more.
Movie • 2017 Report
Yes
18
No
0
6
pocketbee
ableist remarks against the main mute character, ableist fetishization from her boss. she is also shown singing (stereotype of disabled people becoming abled in their dreams/fantasies)
Movie • 1991 Report
Yes
18
No
1
Movie • 2016 Report
Yes
17
No
0
7
Huntingkeith
A main character is shown to be bullied verbally and physically because of her disability, excluding her, talking poorly about her behind her back, etc.
Video Game • 2016 Report
Yes
17
No
1
3
Kathryn
One character is in a wheelchair, and during a cut scene another character pushes him out of the way, thinking she's being kind and helping him get his mail.
TV Show • 2008 Report
Yes
17
No
1
3
hyperjenb
S4E2 and S4E11: A character in the 1940's suffers suicidal depression after losing her son and is lobotomized due to her "hysteria;" said lobotomy is used to threaten her daughter into repressing her own emotions.
Movie • 2020 Report
Yes
17
No
8
4
AnyaHarjung
I don’t know what abled person replied no to this or why... There is a scene in the beginning where a man w an amputated arm is screamed at by patrons inside the shop and they don’t let him in. It is blatant ableism.
Podcast Report
Yes
16
No
1
3
alchemical
In season 1, the main character dismisses characters who have issues with addiction or mental illnesses and berates them for it. This stops after the first season and it's learned he deals with some level of addiction + mental illness as well. In MAG 122: Zombie, while not directly stated to be about mental illness, the statement giver's attitude towards those he perceives as processing emotions incorrectly reads as such.
TV Show • 1997 Report
Yes
16
No
0
4
hyperjenb
R****d and its variants get thrown around a lot and one episode has a disabled character defend his right to say it. Same with "cr*ppled." Though there are disabled characters who exist outside of being jokes like Jimmy and Nathan, a lot of jokes are made at their expense. Generally a lot of casual ableism that's to be expected if you know how South Park operates.
Video Game Report
Yes
16
No
0
1
eweeys
Episode 1 has the boys neighbors make a comment on 'being back from the loony bin', as well as calling the little brother the r slur.
Anime • 2016 Report
Yes
16
No
3
2
damaless
Quirkless people are heavily discriminated against by most of society.