disability

Outside Blues: Chronically Ill People Face an Old New Post-Pandemic World

Now the end of the pandemic is near in the United States and friends will ask chronically ill people to meet in crowded, loud buildings again.

There Will Be No Herd Immunity without Vaccine Equity

The stakes of the vaccine rollout have been huge for the disabled community. Read more »

#FreeBritney Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

For the disability community, this movement could result in major changes to a system that has been taken at face value. Read more »

There’s Nothing Remarkable about Madison Cawthorn—or His Racism

Cawthorn is very much a product of the society he lives in: He is racist both despite and because of his disability. Read more »

Helen Keller Conspiracy Theories Are Awash With Ableism

The ableist roots of this unfortunate conspiracy theory. Read more »

Jane from “Happiest Season” is Autistic-Coded—And She Thrives

Whether coded or canon, Jane makes autistic viewers feel seen. Read more »

Sadly, Sia is Far From The First Person to Tokenize Autistic People

Sia’s response has made one thing clear: this film isn’t it. Read more »

Capturing Comfort in the Time of Instagram

Follow this heartwarming story about two people connecting over Instagram about their shared pain and their shared triumphs. Read more »

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 »

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 »

RBG Fundamentally Shaped the Lives of Women with Disabilities

Although the fight for disability rights is not complete, Ginsburg used her power and privilege to bring the fight for disability rights to the legal mainstream. Read more »

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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 »