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I'm Molly, a typical sushi, makeup, and fashion loving millennial girl who just so happens to be blind! I was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at just 4 years old and began public speaking at age 5. I started just doing motivational speaking, but now I make videos and even model! Even though I can’t see, I know that there are bright spots in everything we face. Let’s find them together. 💕

  • Posting this video makes me feel very vulnerable but I feel like it's an important conversation to have. So many people, for so many different reasons, are discriminated against daily and it is something that can deeply affect you emotionally. You are not alone.

    Molly BurkeMolly BurkeVor 11 Monate
    • @Maggie Banana hey this is isabella i left that comment on my dads acc. Im also bi and im not out in school so most ppl dont know but i definatly relate to your friend with the school lunch dilema

      Isabella McMahon CascellaIsabella McMahon CascellaVor Monat
    • @Martin Mcmahon I feel your feels- me too. Always being given food I cannot have.

      Thrifty Under 35 HomeownerThrifty Under 35 HomeownerVor Monat
    • Molly you are such a strong Beautiful person inside and out. Don't you ever change. It's good to vent every once in awhile. You're brave to share your negative experiences as well as positive ones.❤

      Melanie MMelanie MVor 4 Monate
    • You are a very brave woman... thank you for sharing this! They need to be aware of what’s going on and how much pain they are causing. You’re very wise for such a young woman...

      Pamela TollettPamela TollettVor 6 Monate
    • This absolutely broke my heart. Discrimination, for whatever the reason, is one of the most ugly and disgusting things we can do as people. I hope this video makes its way into peoples lives that have been ugly to others for who they are and that your story opens their eyes. Keep spreading your stories and empowerment. This world needs more beautiful souls like yourself.

      Madison JohnshoyMadison JohnshoyVor 7 Monate
  • you shouldnt have to got through this i hope its gotten better you deserve so much

    Hope Singing LifeHope Singing LifeVor 2 Tage
  • I can't fathom telling someone with a service animal "No you can't get in" . I think you getting a cards a wonderful idea!!! Really, I hope I see an update that you did get a car. My son had a seizure alert dog and we.had the same BS!! However, it was in a smaller town! Your right on with all your points!!! Great love and respect for you!!!

    Angela FishburnAngela FishburnVor 15 Tage
  • You are an absolutely amazing and beautiful young woman!! I wish everyone had 1/1,000,000 of your beautiful soul and heart!

    Angela FishburnAngela FishburnVor 15 Tage
  • I hope you get a car, and soon! You should never have to feel like that!!!!!!!

    Maria GolayMaria GolayVor 25 Tage
  • Honestly it's like people does she look like a human? Yes? Then treat her like one! She's not an invalid, she's not incapable. She is human has a brain, has emotions can be upset and hurt by rudeness just like humans with sight can. So for the love of god treat her like a human. This doesn't just go for Molly, but for anyone who is disabled. Just because someone is disabled doesn't make them any less human they deserve the same respect and decency a "normal" (what is normal anyway) does. Honestly I watch these ones, because I have to (on your channel and several others) as a reminder of reality but I hate seeing you cry it tears me up to see it. I hope for your sake and for the sake of all those who are disabled or not of society's "norm" that someday we wont need a reminder of reality because reality will be just as cruelty free as our own isolated bubbles. Love you keep grinding, and keep pushing the anti-bullying message you are the perfect powerhouse to deliver that message!

    Jim VrchotaJim VrchotaVor 25 Tage
  • Yay molly get a car! I would love to see it!

    Alexis MichelsenAlexis MichelsenVor 27 Tage
  • It isn't the fact that he is a guide dog, it's the fact that he is a dog in general. Have you ever stopped to think that maybe that Uber or Lyft driver is allergic to dogs? Or maybe they don't want the dog hair in their vehicle. I dont think its that deep. That aren't discriminating against you, they just don't want a dog in their vehicle. 🙄 next

    LaceyLaceyVor Monat
  • I am a fan, looking forward to go car shopping with you.

    dan delisledan delisleVor Monat
  • Wow! you are suck an inspirational person. I wish more people know you

    Mélina Lan DoMélina Lan DoVor Monat
  • Could you make a video on fake guide dogs and that whole problem?

    Eskimo PieEskimo PieVor Monat
  • OMG you should get a Tesla!

    Eskimo PieEskimo PieVor Monat
  • This is how I felt throughout High School fighting for my right to education. Spending my time fighting for my basic right while my peers did things they enjoyed. It's so nice to hear another disability community member talk about this. How the disability minority is not represented or talked about and viewed as less than in our struggles. Thank you for making this video. I means a lot.

    Eskimo PieEskimo PieVor Monat
  • Yes I would love a buying a car seareas

    Eskimo PieEskimo PieVor Monat
  • 13:51 - "I have this lady in my back seat faking being blind" Me (If I was blind like Molly): "and I have this crazy driver that is recording me in his/her back seat not keeping their eyes on the road about to kill me and my service dog for clout." *Silence* "Yeah, Yeah how you feel now jerk and I got you on camera. Now I (Key Word is 'I') am about to call the police on you and I'm gonna get another Uber 😤. (this wasn't to be funny I would actually say something like this because this discrimination is ridiculous.)

    GabeGraalGabeGraalVor Monat
  • Thank you so much for this. The world needs to know about this. You are amazing- thank you for sharing your story. It has changed my understanding of the world.

    Thrifty Under 35 HomeownerThrifty Under 35 HomeownerVor Monat
  • Thank you for sharing ❤️. Wow I’ve been so inspired and humbled by your story. I connected with you through Mr. Kates page and stumbled across your video after a while of watching their videos! I’m so happy I came across your video with them. Grateful to learn about this through you! Thank you!

    Kaila AndersonKaila AndersonVor Monat
  • Omg molly I love you so much as a young girl myself u make me feel so impowered and strong and I'm so sorry u had to go through that xxx

    Avah JohnAvah JohnVor Monat
  • I am glad you decided to open up about something like this to people who love you. Just know you have 2 million people right here supporting you.

    Shauna PurcellShauna PurcellVor 2 Monate
  • So upsetting to hear how you’re being discriminated against just cause of your disability. It’s so irritating to see average people act as though they want the same advantages as disabled people by wanting the same freedoms when taking their dogs everywhere (especially fake service dogs), which causes problems for the disabled who can’t leave their guide dogs at home. Its sickening to hear that people give you such a hard time because you have a guide dog. That should not be happening. Im so sorry.

    MyLife 5.0MyLife 5.0Vor 2 Monate
  • This video made me cry.

    Paul BPaul BVor 2 Monate
  • I feel discrmnated agnst for being whoman bodybuilder

    Molly Kate BarnesMolly Kate BarnesVor 2 Monate
  • You are so brave.. Thank you for sharing this and for spreading awereness!

    Anežka PoláčkováAnežka PoláčkováVor 2 Monate
  • Ok, the thing about being white straight cis woman with a minority *thing* hit me so hard because we really are thrown under the bus and I get why but like you said... that doesn't make it okay. Mine has to do with dysmorphia and... I really need that topic opened up. But it has never been more polarized a topic than now with the sociopolitical atmosphere.

    Tania GreyTania GreyVor 2 Monate
  • I cried for you throughout this video, just know that we are all here for you.

    Willow the ParrotwingWillow the ParrotwingVor 2 Monate
  • The first thing I see is Molly crying and I'm like"oh no! Don't cry! Can I make you feel better plz?"❤❤❤❤❤❤

    Kenna ScottKenna ScottVor 3 Monate
  • Can someone stop with chopping the onions? Like jeez I can't stop with the friggin crying.

    b sb sVor 3 Monate
  • this is so sad and truly sth that 'sighted' people dont worry about! its difficult to imagine how people can be so insensitive. you're such an independent woman and I hope you get a car super soon. but I'm sorry that you had to go through this

    Pranjali SharmaPranjali SharmaVor 3 Monate
  • Thank you so much for sharing, Molly. I had no idea! It breaks my heart, but I'm glad: it should.

    Bonnie BraeBonnie BraeVor 3 Monate
  • This hurts I used to say if I was ever denied access because of my service dog that I'd stand up and fight back and I would let th bully me. Now after three years and two dogs it just isn't worth it. It isn't worth getting physically ill over the stress and anxiety it causes. Now if I know I'll have a problem with a place I avoid it there is one local farmer's market that refuses service dogs period. I tried getting In once and never will try again.

    Stormi DrawsStormi DrawsVor 3 Monate
  • I started crying when she started crying

    Beanie MV ShortsBeanie MV ShortsVor 4 Monate
  • This was hard to watch i got choked up more than a few time. 😭

    Wendy BucciWendy BucciVor 4 Monate
  • Always remember: People are not against you they are just for themselves. People, kids get bitten by dogs often with horrible, horrible outcomes, injuries and scars visible and invisible. It sucks when an uber driver is not sticking to the rules but that person is a human too with flaws and prejudices. Don't get me wrong but uber itself is a terrible exploitative service in ifself. You don't have to take my word for it just read it up. No pension, no insurance etc. driving cabs out of business. Maybe take a cab where you can actually arrange everything (I have a dog) on the phone beforehand. I work in a line of business where most people have no idea how much time it takes for me to finish a job. So they assume so much bullshit and on top of it feel like I charge too much. It is sooo exhausting and frustrating but...in the end you CAN NOT sum things it. For me it's the 88th customer not respecting my work. But for him it's the first contact with a person like me and he has no idea and no reference. I HAVE to treat every customer seperately and not like "you are the 10th person this month disrespecting me I won't have that anymore! No swallow the full amount of my anger and wrath!". You can't. I know that's the hardest thing to do but don't "enherit" the mistakes of others on the the next person. I know my business comparison can't be directly compared with what you struggle with but I tried to make a general point. Anyway thanks for sharing! Much love

    SarkastSarkastVor 4 Monate
  • Hugs to you chick. I feel your pain.

    Jackie IveyJackie IveyVor 4 Monate
  • Uber and Lyft need to do better. I get it fake service dogs are a problem but that doesn't mean you should be put into that box it just sucks

    Shannon McCarthyShannon McCarthyVor 4 Monate
  • Are service animals licensed? It seems like some, not all but some of the refusal is about unruly animals being declared service animals. Not that it would solve the problem but it might alleviate it if service animals were licensed and had to be renewed like drivers licenses. The process should be 100% funded by the state. Drivers and restaurant owners would know that licensed animals would not destroy, damage, etc. To me it seems logical that animals that are allowed into places that pets are not: animals that have a job would have to be trained to a high level of obedience and have a professional demeanor. If a person wants those privileges then they would be required to have that kind of training for their animal and it would have to pass an initial test. Then later pass a bi-yearly quicker refresh. I know it wouldn’t solve every situation because there are a lot of ignorant or horrible people. It would create that line between service animals and pets. What am I missing?

    Kiriel BransonKiriel BransonVor 4 Monate
  • It makes me angry that people think it's okay to treat ANYONE this way, let alone a disabled person. They're human and have feelings and dreams too, people! Come on!

    Amanda CrandallAmanda CrandallVor 4 Monate
  • Sadly, most of us have to deal with this but, most of us don’t have the money to resolve it. We can’t just give in, these people have to be held accountable, it’s unacceptable!

    Jessica WatsonJessica WatsonVor 4 Monate
  • Karma is a b**** & those people who made molly and others with a disability feel how molly did, have another thing coming. This makes me so disgusted that people can’t just look past someone’s disability & just treat them nicely and fairly. No need to pick a fight & why not help others out. 🙏

    Patricia StoddardPatricia StoddardVor 4 Monate
  • Thank you for sharing! I think it is a really important point that disability discrimination is often relegated to a “back seat” to other forms of discrimination. As someone who has experienced a fair amount of religious discrimination, bias, and hatred, I related to a lot of the points you made, and I was really glad to see someone speaking up about this issue. If you’re ever interested in talking more about it, it could be cool to see another video discussing this. I didn’t see a place to DM you, but I’d be interested to discuss more the dynamics of discrimination and their effects on our communities.

    srgoldbesrgoldbeVor 4 Monate
  • Humans can be pieces of garbage and they can also be angels. You just gotta to avoid the bad people.m in This world and surround yourself with positive and caring people #everyoneisbeautiful

    zeus 9532zeus 9532Vor 5 Monate
  • omg, pls get a car btw love your channel, you're videos are completed WITH the comments, you're community is part of you like i have never seen it on youtube!

    Silber BlockSilber BlockVor 5 Monate
  • Stay strong Molly! I know everyday is a challenge and a battle for you . I will not ever understand like you've said your situation but I feel your pain. 😭 I cried and heart broke with you 💔 lots of love and hugs Molly. Keep staying strong. You deserve to vent and release everything you need to. Love your channel 💓☺️

    Sandra GonzalezSandra GonzalezVor 5 Monate
  • This makes me so angry and I can't believe that you have to go through this. I really hope that this changes soon. Lots of love, Molly xx

    MaraMaraVor 5 Monate
  • This absolutely broke my heart. Molly... You're incredible. You're strong and kind, beautiful and brave. You don't deserve to be treated this way and I'm so sorry that you have been. This had me in tears. It hurts me that as humans we are so inhumane. I can't imagine the fear and anxiety you feel. I as a sighted person am fearful of so much so feel like I need to appreciate little things a lot more like being able to get into an uber or restaurant. I'm sorry that your heart hurts because of something so obscene. 😔💔

    Bee WolhuterBee WolhuterVor 5 Monate
  • On top of everything you’ve mentioned, discrimination within the disabled community is a HUGE problem as well that needs to change. I’m a 22 year old woman and I’ve had back problems since I was a child. Years of extremely labor intensive jobs, sleeping in the floor, and not finding a doctor who would LISTEN to me and HELP me led me to where I am now. There’s days I cannot move, where I can’t get out of bed. I have to have my fiancé help me get to and from the bathroom on those days. There’s days I can’t dress, shower, or even eat because the slightest movement in any part of my body sends shooting pain through my spine. I’ve been dealing with it so long I’ve gotten to a point where I’ve become almost numb and can push through most of the pain, and that’s the problem. Because of how young I am and how “able bodied” I appear people within the disabled community refuse to believe me, listen to me, or help me. So many times I’ve been told I’m just seeking attention or that “I need to get more exercise”, and of course “you’re too young to be disabled”. THERE IS NO AGE ON ANY TYPE OF DISABILITY! There’s no reason doctors send me out of their office telling me to work out more, there’s no reason a woman with Lupus told me “it’s not a real problem, get over it”. The worst part is at some point I’ve started to believe it all. That my problems are inferior to those worse off, that I do need to move more, that it is all in my head and I’m doing it to myself. But none of that is true and it’s absolutely ridiculous that my own community has pushed me to feeling this way. How can we as a community expect the world to see us in the same light as them when we can’t even accept each other?

    Raven WilkensRaven WilkensVor 5 Monate
  • I wish I could just go and hug her....I know I can't personaly help you Molly, but I'll make sure that I'll treat everyone the same and if I see anyone who's attacked and is disabled I'll stand up for them If they can't do it for themself

    Tadeja 07Tadeja 07Vor 5 Monate
  • @Elon give this woman a tesla !

    Guillaume BretonGuillaume BretonVor 5 Monate
  • How can people dislike the video, those people who do are monsters 😡.I love you molly and I hope u are doing okay 😊 💓 💜💜💜💜💜💜❤

    Amber WebbAmber WebbVor 5 Monate
  • I am from England. My Dad has had to hail cabs in London and I have had to hide so they can't deny me as a wheelchair user, because they can't be bothered to put a ramp out. I can really relate, constant discrimination is exhausting. I'm so sorry you experience this so often.

    Francesca HughesFrancesca HughesVor 5 Monate
  • Molly, we accept you and love you more than anyone can ever discriminate you. You are so strong and so empowering and don't let anyone tell you that you are incapable. Keep being the amazing person you are and don't let other people tell you that you shouldn't be treated equally. I love you so much!!!

    FiFiSquidFiFiSquidVor 5 Monate
  • As a disabled woman of color I understand this deeply it took me a long time realize I will always experience discrimination and it’s a really hard realization.

    Maya GreenwaldMaya GreenwaldVor 5 Monate
  • I use my white cane and Uber/lyft drivers still ignore the disability. Being black doubles the discrimination sadly. I hope one day you can get a car, that’s something me and my family wish we could get too but my whole family is blind with the same condition. We use public bus everywhere and there’s still discrimination there as well for being blind. I know another blind lady who always gets up for my mom and I get so mad cause why does the other blind lady have to get up for a fellow blind lady when there’s other people who could. It drives me bonkers but hopefully one day it can be better for our community molly.

    VekachuuVekachuuVor 5 Monate
  • This hits me hard because I’m Black and my family experiences Discrimination because of my race. Are race is not a reason to talk away black rights. I want rights. #BLM

    Vibe CheckVibe CheckVor 5 Monate
    • Same, and I’m blind so where I live being black and blind is like faking it to everyone. Nobody should be discriminated against.

      VekachuuVekachuuVor 5 Monate
  • I'm so sorry that both you and Gallop have had to put up with the crap move of discrimination. I think you've spoken well to the subject and hopefully opened some eyes. I have an emotional support dog, but she is not well trained, and therefore does NOT go out with me. It's a shame that your need has been compromised by a lot "I want" entitled people. I love that you are so open in discussing the needs and rights in the blind community, because I am learning from your videos.

    Paula MoysinPaula MoysinVor 5 Monate
  • I appreciate your Vlong so much, your inspiration to me. I have Cerebral Palsy, Atusim, Eye Issues. You so strong, brave, Integent, Sassy. I wish I was so brave.😘🙆😻🎥

    Crystal Pistey-LyhneCrystal Pistey-LyhneVor 5 Monate
  • I love how Ms. Burke is extremely confident about herself, and I love the fact that she puts herself out there as an independent blind person. I am sorry that she has been discriminated against by so many drivers because of her guide dog. I recommend this video for blind people who are facing discrimination and drivers of UBER and Lift. However, I believe that in this video, Ms. Burke could sometimes come across as too confident, and I found that she was boasting a little bit. Also, even though drivers should never discriminate against people with guide dogs, having a guide dog is indeed a choice and not a need unlike what Ms. Burke said in her video. As a blind person, you can choose to use either a cane or a guide dog.

    Lindsay AdairLindsay AdairVor 5 Monate
  • I want you to have a car!

    Haley MathiotHaley MathiotVor 5 Monate
  • Molly you fake cry to get sponsored by Tesla. it won't work.

    Irinaaa_77 VillaIrinaaa_77 VillaVor 5 Monate
    • Troll

      rhealynnaerhealynnaeVor 5 Monate
  • Probably, you never think about such simple things as Uber ride to be problematic till you face it. Once i've had very bad leg injury and was using crutches to walk for couple of months. On my way to hospital ive orded Uber and driver said that he wont let me in, because i will make his sit dirty. Moreover, he hasnt canceled the trip, charged me and gave me 1 star. I was furious, after a month of fighting with uber they gave me 10 backs coupon for next ride. Such a humiliation of a human being costed 10 backs. Im sorry for everyone who must face any kind of discrimination occasionally or daily.

    Xenix PhoenixXenix PhoenixVor 5 Monate
  • dont worry molly. all 2.02 MILLION of us are on your side. We are here to kick every uber diver butt for not letting you and gallop in. >:D

    look at lizlook at lizVor 6 Monate
  • Not being kind to people who discriminate you just shows you have a very strong personality sweetie, Nothing wrong with that! If they didnt want a salty reaction, they shouldn't be so salty to start with.

    Babs StrijkertBabs StrijkertVor 6 Monate
  • Omg .this has just opened my eyes , Molly . We have all this movements and protests saying that " black lives matter " and that " gay lives matter" but I think a lot of people (like myself , til now ) don't understand that we need a " disabled lives matter " motto as well .cause they are a part of our community just as black people are and gay people are.

    Maria bordianMaria bordianVor 6 Monate
  • I drove for Lyft and the people definitely messed up my car and were way more rude than any dog ever was. I had people putting their feet up freely on my dashboard like wth. I'm so sorry you have to deal with this! 💛

    Alena VerhalenAlena VerhalenVor 6 Monate
  • You’re always so strong if was so surreal to see you upset. It broke my heart immediately and I was ready to fight who ever made you feel like that. I hope you get the opportunity to get a car because you’re such a beautiful person and you don’t deserve that anxiety and stress every single day of your life

    Elizabeth AlcantaraElizabeth AlcantaraVor 6 Monate
  • I have aniridia making me legally blind and with my current hemorrhages I am blind. I grew up in Louisville KY where there is a large blind community and there is still so much discrimination! Caucasian people think I’m high cause I’m black and stereotypes, black people think I’m faking it. I use public bus system and nobody lets me sit down. I tried ubers and I message ahead and they cancel so I try to not say anything but I can’t see so they cancel like Lyft with their time limits. It’s so rough and I so feel your frustrations molly truly.

    Niveka BaileyNiveka BaileyVor 6 Monate
  • It’s important to talk about how you feel not only for you mental well-being but to make people think before they say/ do stuff as well as to educate them. People don’t seem to understand how much they can hurt people!! I wish I could be your personal drive because you are so sweet and should not be treated like this! Xx

    Ella RobertsElla RobertsVor 6 Monate
  • It’s important to talk about how you feel not only for you mental well-being but to make people think before they say/ do stuff as well as to educate them. Xx

    Ella RobertsElla RobertsVor 6 Monate
  • Hi molly! First of all, you are a great inspiration, and I am all about equality and it's just disgusting how you get treated at times like ppl are tou even human to say something so bad to someone? And there are time where I feel like I dont want to live in this world , that this world is hell, not like he'll but hell itselflf! It's so upsetting. I totally get that this is so tought to get through and being judged by skin colour and religion (I'm indian, and many ppl at my school talk behind my back about how me and my friends shouldn't be friends because of religion and skin color) and yes while I'm not blind it is really hard hitting to know that ppl are so.... so horrible at times ! Molly and everyone else, know that you are not alone ♡♡

    Come with meCome with meVor 6 Monate
  • At the beginning of this video l started crying I feel you

    Noah EvansNoah EvansVor 6 Monate
  • I am bawling watching this... You are so brave to open up and talk about this. Everyone looks at people with success even in my life. my fiance's brother thinks we have this successful happy life and yes we are happy but everyone has struggles. but nothing like what you struggle with. Can you use the app to report drivers that deny you because I thought it was illegal to deny someone with a guide dog... thats so hard. You are an amazing beautiful person. it sucks people have to be cruel and discriminate. Love you!

    KristinaNina19KristinaNina19Vor 6 Monate
    • okay i didnt finish the video before commenting on it. I see now you have tried that.. so frustrating...

      KristinaNina19KristinaNina19Vor 6 Monate
  • I thought she was going to come out as bisexual.. well danggg

    Alec ConnorAlec ConnorVor 6 Monate
    • This news is too sad

      Alec ConnorAlec ConnorVor 6 Monate
  • This video makes me cry 😭

    Allison SandersAllison SandersVor 6 Monate
  • I understand to some extent. I'll never be blind (although I do have a torn retina in my left eye and can't use it lol). but I do have Cystic Fibrosis and I can be out in public and have a coughing fit. I can cough so hard I need to sit down or else I'll pee myself. I've had people look at me like I have the plague. Like I'm contagious. It's a genetic disease, I cough because the mucus in my body is so thick, its the only way I can get it out! Anyway, I understand how people can be...it's not nice. But you are such an inspiration to many and you're doing amazing things for everyone. You can be vulnerable and cry, it's human. Discrimination of any kind sucks and hurts. You're not alone. Thanks for being you.

    CaylesCaylesVor 6 Monate
  • I know people with fake service dogs... I am telling them that this is wrong these days!!! You go girl!!!

    Sue AcamporaSue AcamporaVor 6 Monate
  • Make me upset that you can't get in a car cause someone doesn't want your dog in there, I mean you need your dog to live your life and make sure you are safe. It's not like your doing anything wrong, sheesh I will never understand some people. As a disabled person myself, I agree that no one talks about us very much. We can hide and seem normal but were not. I felt that too when you said they can just live their life, I haven't lived a life or 'normal' and not worrying in years, since I was a kid to be honestly. I started to get sick in my teens so I grew up on worrying about everything and it gives me anxiety everyday.

    Tofu LarssonTofu LarssonVor 6 Monate
  • (totally besides the point) I can imagine Molly's car to be something cute and small with a fun color, like a pink or blue VW bug.

    Jordan HillJordan HillVor 6 Monate
  • Hey molly I really hope you answer this comment because I dont know where your merch is?

    Kaili PancochaKaili PancochaVor 6 Monate
  • Molly you are AWESOME. Nigel.

  • I'm honestly shocked whenever I hear of places denying a service animal. Thinking it's fake is one thing, but I would never question if the dog is in "uniform" and behaving the way Gallop does when he's working that it's a service dog. We can't even question it at my store once the person says it's service dog (though, I'm pretty sure most are fake. Not once have I ever seen one of those dogs with a vest on and though now I know they act like normal dogs while not working, they still tend to behave more unruly than you would expect). One time there was a woman actually dragging her dog into the store...-_- One question that I do have though is, if the dog is not working, do they still have the same rights?

    Miyanoai14Miyanoai14Vor 6 Monate
  • I feel like people are more focused on racial and sexual discrimination, that they don't pay attention to other kinds. All of them are important and need to stop. God made us all, if we were meant to be different in this way, he wouldn't have made us

    Furious_ JebFurious_ JebVor 6 Monate
  • As a recently physically disabled person I never thought of just how much the world is not set up for or even accepting of disabled people until I was in the position of being disabled. The number of times I’ve been told that a business is wheelchair accessible only to show up and have there be step that I can’t get over or around is astounding. I also have severe PTSD for which I have and should use a service dog but don’t because she was attacked by a “service dog” also the number of time people have claimed that she is fake or that I don’t actually need her so now just don’t take her even though I should.

    Debra WeinmeisterDebra WeinmeisterVor 6 Monate
    • I just read your comment, Debra Townsend. I needed my oxygen cannula to breathe when I was younger, due to a breathing condition, yet would get dirty looks, accusations, and questions when I’d go out to get groceries. I also have to carry an inhaler, due to said breathing condition, yet I’m accused of not having a disability, because of course, no one can see it. I get it, it’s frustrating and tiring to have to constantly defend yourself and face discrimination day in and day out. I’ve been there too, and still go through it. I know my experiences are different than yours, however, there are times when you have to ignore everybody’s reactions and do what you need to, to function in life. If your PTSD is so severe that you need a service dog with you to live your life, then you retrain and take your service dog, advocate for yourself, and screw what others think.

      432mag432magVor Monat
  • Discrimination is discrimination. Thank you for being brave enough to say this! I feel like as a white woman I'm not allowed to be offended or speak up if I'm discriminated against because others had it worse. It's so empowering to hear.

    SockTheEwokSockTheEwokVor 7 Monate
  • Molly, You are such a role model for everyone. I love how you are so open, unfiltered and positive. And something needs to change in the world until people understand that people who need accommodations are PEOPLE, and those needs and accommodations are valid. I’m sorry that people treat you this way and discriminate against you because of their own wants, that they view as more important than your needs and feelings.

    Elena GeppertElena GeppertVor 7 Monate
  • I think you should get a car, because what do you do when you don't get what you should? Stop paying, make them go out of business so they are more kind. If all people did that or something like that, the world would be a better place.

    Esther AmickEsther AmickVor 7 Monate
  • "They just get to live"... that hits.. hard. ive had depression and each breath felt like a knife in my skin.. im sorry Molly:(

    Hiba Coolgal#1Hiba Coolgal#1Vor 7 Monate
  • Hey Munchkin don't 😢 😢 😢 your to beautiful girl for that

    Henry JaimeHenry JaimeVor 7 Monate
  • You should report the drivers that refuse to drive you because of your guide dog. I get discriminated against in different ways and it really isn’t easy. But the best thing to do is to work on changing laws and educating people so there is less ignorance and discrimination. I do think that it is a good idea to buy a car and have your mom drive you around just to give you some peace of mind and at least one area that you won’t have to deal with discrimination. 💗 And I totally understand what you are going through. I am sending prayers and positive thoughts your way! 💕🙏🏼😘

    Sarah GraySarah GrayVor 7 Monate
  • That is sad 😔 and I’m sure it has a lot to do with people who have fake guide or service dogs. I know a few different people who try to get into restaurants with their fake guide dogs. I’m so sorry but there need to be laws to protect you.

    Kelly NicoleKelly NicoleVor 7 Monate
  • Yes!!!! You should get a car 🚗 and do a series on it!!!!!!! I am not blind or disabled but when someone recently called my dog and bad dog without even knowing it I was very offended. I love you so much and I am so sorry that you feel this way 😢 Love you! You are so Great!!!!!!!

    Lexi BeesLexi BeesVor 7 Monate
  • This breaks my heart. I know what it's like to have to hide half myself from the rest of the world on a daily basis, however, I can do this much easier then if I was trying to do that and have a huge black adorable doggo too. No one should be pushed to the point that even talking about what you're ABOUT to talk about brings you to tears xoxox

    Elle HayleyElle HayleyVor 7 Monate
  • ❤️❤️❤️ Thank you Molly ❤️ thank you for fighting for us ❤️ I believe you. It can be so hard when people look at you and don't "see" disability, so they automatically write you off. I've had trouble asking for what I need in school and the work place, but I'm getting better at it. Thank you for sharing ❤️ and standing up for yourself and all of us ❤️ Sending all the love, courage, and prayers! Our equality is just as important

    Alisa MelnickAlisa MelnickVor 7 Monate
  • Ridesharing apps should have a description for certain riders (that requires specific documentation) that provides precise information about them having a disability and/or legitamant service animal. The fake service animals are disgusting and should be banned. I LOVE my dog and would love to take her everywhere but it is not a necessity. Some people are genuinely afraid of dogs or allergic to their dander, and I understand that. So, I just think there should be a prerequisite for individuals like Molly to close the gap between the fakers and true people needing their service animals to accompany them.

    Tmaxgirl28Tmaxgirl28Vor 7 Monate
  • I am NOT a service dog user. And I dont take my dog in lifts, but I do understand being offended for your pet. I go on walks with her in my neighborhood and etc. and she is part pit, so they typically avoid her (she is EXTREMELY friendly and tries to jump on/greet everyone, we are working on that). But the disposition that she will bite or attack them, before even getting nearby does bother me. So in that sense, I understand your point.

    Tmaxgirl28Tmaxgirl28Vor 7 Monate
  • Hi Molly i am a 9 year old sighted girl and i think that your videos are really really!!! Inspiring. You work so so hard on them. And i love you and Gallop. Best wishes to both of you

    gurumeher khalsagurumeher khalsaVor 7 Monate
  • I'm so sorry that you are often treated so unfairly by lift/uber drivers Molly. I can't imagine how stressful it is everytime you and your mom need an uber. That's stress you can do without. I hope you do get a car then the two of you won't have to deal with this. Sending you huge hugs.

    jessie stephensjessie stephensVor 7 Monate
  • Your so beautiful that, no matter what you go through keep fighting the battle with gallop.

    Trish PickardTrish PickardVor 7 Monate
  • I feel like in the Uber app you should let you declare you have a service dog like I would imagine wheelchair accessible vehicles should be an option. just so they know if they can do that job, that way if they are allergic or have PTSD from dogs they do not pick that job. Then whoever has a service animal will be less likely to be rejected and the driver will know what to expect. That alone should solve many problems and if then a driver refuses to allow the passenger and service animal he should be suspended for a period of time from work.

    Savannah KeoughSavannah KeoughVor 7 Monate
  • There needs to be more laws enforcing disabled lives

    Will BarclayWill BarclayVor 7 Monate
  • I am so sorry that you have gone through this. I totally want to see a series where you get a car. I have lived for years with relying on others to get anywhere I wanted or needed to go. Getting a car gave me so much freedom. It is so wrong what you have gone through. It probably won't mean anything but I am praying for you and everyone who shares these experiences. It is so wrong.

    PurplePotatoPurplePotatoVor 7 Monate