disability

Meryl Streep, Listen Up: Disability Shouldn't Be the Only Trump Card You Play

The worst thing about Trump, apparently, wasn’t that he wanted to kill disabled people via policy, but that he felt comfortable mocking them on national television. Read more »

Popaganda: Breaking the Binary

It’s good to get complicated. On this episode, we rethink binary approaches to brain science, sexuality, gender, and disability. Featuring a moving story from stand-up comedian and #GoodMuslimBadMuslim co-host Zahra Noorbakhsh, who talks about her decision to come out as... Read more »

It's Complicated: Disability, and Representation in "Margarita, with a Straw"

Much of my struggle with this film comes down to an issue that’s being widely discussed in the United States at the moment: Who should play disability? Read more »

Popaganda: Invisible Prisons

The United States imprisons more people than any other country in the world. But we hardly ever hear real-life stories of incarceration in our pop culture.  On this episode, we share three stories about making prisons impossible to ignore. We hear voices from a recent national ... Read more »

Set Phasers to Inclusion: Disabled Trekkies Talk Star Trek

Star Trek is perfectly ripe for social justice and disability representation. Read more »

#CripTheVote Shows the Need to Make Voting More Accessible for People With Disabilities

For many people with disabilities, there are huge barriers in getting to the polls—but they can be solved.  Read more »

Why Disability Rights Advocates Are Calling Out “Me Before You” as a Hot Mess

The disability community is rightfully furious about the dangerous message this film sends to viewers. Read more »

Popaganda: Insider/Outsider

This one’s for the punks, poets, radicals, and outliers. We hear four stories about what life is like as an outsider, from tattoo artists confronting invisible disabilities to poet Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib on being a person of color in the punk scene. Plus, we hear from... Read more »

With Temporary Tattoos, Artists Make Their Invisible Disabilities Easy to See

The Ink Visible project asked five tattoo artists with disabilities to design temporary tats representing their unseen experiences. Read more »

The Complicated Dynamics of Disability and Desire

My invisible disabilities made me feel undesirable. It took a long time to love myself. Read more »

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