disability

Sing a New Song: Trump’s National Anthem is Not About Allegiance

After we engage in battles about the National Anthem, patriotism, and cheering LeBron’s “U bum” retort, it’s imperative to drag Trump, Trump supporters, local representatives, and our community back into the fray that Trump so desperately evades. Read more »

More Than Our Machines: Aesthetics and Prosthetics in Sci-Fi Film

In the future, you can lose all your limbs and remain enfranchised. Read more »

Human Subjects: Should We Rely on Technology for Transcendence?

For the diehard technophiliac, the true calling of implants and cybernetics is to create a human no longer wracked by the vicissitudes of their own flesh. Read more »

Popaganda: Invisibility

Invisibility is the theme of Bitch magazine’s summer print issue. What are we not seeing in our films? Who are we not hearing from in our media? Despite having more technology than ever before to broadcast ourselves into the... Read more »

A Modest Proposal for a Fair Trade Emotional Labor Economy: (Centered by Disabled, Femme of Color, Working Class/Poor Genius)

Imagine if we were respected for our care labor, but also allowed to be more than our care labor. Read more »

Popaganda: Life in Late Capitalism

“Late capitalism” is a phrase that was first used by Marxist theorists at the turn of the 20th century. Over that time, it’s been used in different ways by different people, but right now, it’s popping up all over as a both funny and cutting term to describe the absurdity and lack of dignity that... Read more »

Hold the Line: What Do Pre-Existing Conditions and Disability Activism Mean Under Trump?

Many politicians see disability as a personal problem to be overcome only by those with diagnoses. Read more »

Poetic Resistance Against Everyday Transphobia, Racism, Ableism: A Review of "When the Chant Comes"

Within its pages, When the Chant Comes delivers profound, often gut-wrenching meditations that explore what it means for Barrett to navigate life in the United States as a disabled, pilipinx-amerikan, transgender queer. Read more »

New Music Monday: Kaeley Pruitt-Hamm on the Healing Power of Music

Kaeley Pruitt-Hamm is using music to advocate for people who are chronically ill. Read more »

Sages, Villains, and Seers: Mapping Disability in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Bodies and minds will always be rooted in a sociopolitical context, and it is that context that privileges one type of body and one type of mind over all others. Read more »

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