disability

Hey Vice! Here are 99 Reasons I, As a Female Writer, Won't Be Killing Myself

Author: Aya de Leon. Dress: Betsey Johnson, vintage. Accessories: Rag for incineration, ... Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: My Friend's "Personal Brand" Is An Ableist Slur

Welcome to the latest installment of Ms. Opinionated, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to make ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist values—... Read more »

"Alien Boy" is a Chilling Documentary on One Case of Police Brutality

A medic—who was sent away—checks out James Chasse’s injuries as police sip coffee.  Cases of police brutality are reported time and time again across the country.  And yet, despite the passing of years and supposed reforms, we are always taken aback when new cases arise.... Read more »

Remembering Roger Ebert, the Feminist

Roger Ebert, the man synonymous with film criticism, passed away yesterday after 46 years in his profession. Why this has anything to do with feminism? I’ll tell you. Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

It’s almost the weekend! Here’s some news on our radar. If you’re in Arizona and want to go pee, be ready to show your papers indicating what gender you were assigned at birth... Read more »

Daddy Issues: Keeping it (Upper Middle) Classy

With its over the top premise and mining of dementia for “comedy”, I could never get into Raising Hope, but there’s one thing I do appreciate about the sitcom: it’s one of very few successful shows to... Read more »

On Our Radar: Jenni Rivera, Trolls, and Mental Illness

This week has unfortunately been filled with tragedy.  When we weren’t reading the news, we were reading up on some of this week’s other big issues.  Here’s what we found: Jenni Rivera died in a plane crash in Mexico this past weekend.  Here’s an excellent... Read more »

Tales From The Crip: Crip Couture

Chicago-based artist Sandie Yi is the virtuoso behind Crip Couture, an avant-garde wearable art project for disabled people seeking to redefine constricting standards of beauty, agency and “normalcy.” Yi transforms... Read more »

Tales From The Crip: Maysoon Zayid: Arab Gone Wild

“For those of you who don’t know me, I’m not wasted, but the doctor who delivered me was.” So begins the standup comedy set from Maysoon Zayid: disabled comic, actor, humanitarian, and “Arab Gone Wild.” Read more »

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