Creating Joy with Lolo Spencer

This episode, Judy interviews actress, model, and social media content creator, Lauren ‘Lolo’ Spencer. Lolo and Judy chat about Lolo’s impressive career path and aspirations, as well as her experience acquiring a disability as a teenager.

Follow Lolo Spencer on Twitter and Instagram @itslololove

The full-length podcast and transcript of this interview is available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or on my website: https://judithheumann.com/creating-joy-with-lolo-spencer/

Lolo Spencer is a Film Independent Spirit Award nominated actress, model, public speaker, and social media content creator. She currently stars as Jocelyn in HBO Max’s Sex Lives of College Girls executive-produced by Mindy Kaling, has a YouTube channel titled Sitting Pretty, and hosts an Instagram TV talk show titled The New Narrative where she interviews guests with varying disabilities who are creating a new narrative for the disability community through their work and how they show up in society. She stars as Tracy Holmes in the John Cassavetes Award Winning film Give Me Liberty. The film premiered both at Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals. Her performance was listed as one of the top performances of Sundance Film Festival 2019 by RogerEbert.com.

To keep up with Judy (which may be impossible, she is very fast) follow her @theheumannperspective on Instagram and @judithheumann on Twitter.

Judy Heumann is an internationally recognized leader in the disability community and a lifelong civil rights advocate for disadvantaged people. She served as the first Special Advisor for International Disability Rights at the U.S. Department of State from 2010 – 2017 under the Obama Administration. Recently, Judy has been building "The Heumann Perspective" as a podcast and accessible YouTube channel to broaden and spur discussions on the intersectionality of disability.

More Judy:
Watch Netflix Documentary "Crip Camp" for free here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFS8S…
"Being Heumann" Book: https://www.indiebound.org/book/97808​…
Comedy Central segment: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/2p86bg/​…
TedTalk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABFpT​…

Intro music by Lachi: https://www.lachimusic.com/index.html
Outro music by Gaelynn Lea: https://violinscratches.com/

(...more)

Originally published as Creating Joy with Lolo Spencer at Judy Heumann

Disability News Wire Enters Open Beta Testing

2021-03-08

Disability News Wire has entered beta testing with an early release of its Internet wire service for the Disability Community. Our goal is to bring…

more

Keep up with news like this

If you find resources like this helpful, consider subscribing to our newsletter so you can have the latest news, analyses, podcasts, and videos mailed to you.


We'd really like to hear what you think about any of the videos we share here, our site, or anything we can do to be more useful for you. Thank you!