disability

Unbroken and Unbowed: Revisiting Disability Representation on “Game of Thrones”

Tyrion Lannister is a survivor in a deeply ableist family who loathes him for being a “dwarf.”

Canfei to Canji: The Freedom of Being Loud

The erasure of disabled people is one of the most common international crimes against humanity. Read more »

Object Lessons: “The Act” and the Ethics of Consuming True Crime

The interest in consuming true crime isn’t matched by an obligation to discuss the ethical implications of doing so. Read more »

Finally, There’s a Comedy Where Disability Isn’t the Punch Line

The show offers a protagonist who experiences insecurities that most people, disabled or not, can relate to. Read more »

Reclaiming Hysteria: Disability Advocates Have Embraced YouTube—But the Feeling Isn’t Mutual

Demonetization and algorithm bias can dramatically affect the income that disabled creators stand to make. Read more »

Brave New World: “Resistance and Hope” Offers a New Vision of Disability Activism

These compassionate essays can guide the next stage of resistance—no matter who is in office or what party controls Congress. Read more »

2018’s Best Books About Bodies

Our relationships to our bodies are arguably the deepest and most stirring we have. Read more »

Popaganda: The Fight for the Middle Ages

We think of the Middle Ages as racially homogenous, rigidly gendered, and brutish, but scholars like the ones I talk to in today’s show have more nuanced interpretations. Read more »

“Flash Forward” Makes Improbable Futures a Reality

“Flash Forward” host Rose Eveleth takes listeners on a journey through possible—and not-so-possible—futures.  Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The First Asian Woman to Host SNL in 20 Years

The Asian-American actress and rapper is only the second Asian woman to host SNL…like ever. Read more »

Insult to Injury: Who’s Left out of the Picture When We Talk About Traumatic Brain Injury?

The issue of brain injuries caused by domestic violence is obviously less media-friendly than other angles. Read more »

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