Politics

Stay in Line: Inaccessibility at the Polls is Part of Voter Suppression

Disabled people are all too familiar how accessibility is compromised by our society’s obsession with physical perseverance. Read more »

Big Board Anxiety: We Really Need a Break From Election Results

Each news source deliberately serve up election content designed to provoke emotional reactions in its audience. Read more »

All-American Trauma: Healing in the Aftermath of the Trump Regime

There are millions of survivors who are trying with difficulty to understand why this administration, besides the obvious reasons, feels different than the rest. Read more »

What (Hasn’t) Happened: The 2020 Presidential Election

Did everyone have a restful sleep? Yeah, us neither. Read more »

Savior to Suit: Why Do People Want to Hate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

AOC is a politician, not a martyr. Read more »

This Election Was Always Going to Come Down to Consent

45 doesn’t care if the voters consent to his presidency. Read more »

Understanding Kamala Harris, the Great Multiracial (Black) Hope

Will her election as vice president open the floodgates for another false “post-racial” moment in the mainstream social and political imagination? Read more »

Monstrous Men: The Medusa #MeToo Monument Has an Oedipal Complex

The statue embodies is the long historical pattern in which male competition plays out in the exploitation of female suffering. Read more »

We Won’t Overcome: Joe Biden Erroneously Sheds the Shadow of Stuttering

The former vice president has always championed the traditional ableist notion of “overcoming.” Read more »

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The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human... Read more »

Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women's suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban,...

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Valuable Resources: The Ableist Fight Over Plastic Straws

Straws are easy to target, but cities and companies still rely on environmentally harmful practices. Read more »

In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... Read more »