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By AAPD / 2022-04-04
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To Me, Eugenics Proves That Society Is Inaccessible

By Sherry Toh / 2022-03-16
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How would you expect someone with a disability to react upon reading an account of a nondisabled man essentially telling a disabled woman she shouldn’t

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My Villain Origin Story: Break-up with My Disability Constituency Organization

By Alice Wong / 2022-03-14
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My Villain Origin Story: Break-up with My Disability Constituency Organization

 

Rebecca Cokley

 

Content notes: cures, eugenics

 

My name is Rebecca Cokley. My parents met in 1970 at a little people convention. My mom was a redhead flower child, from the San Francisco suburbs where she grew up as 1 of 9 kids in an Irish Catholic family. My dad was the son of a federal judge in Selma, Alabama. He had all

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Care During COVID: Photo Essay on Interdependence

By Alice Wong / 2022-02-08
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Care During COVID: Photo Essay on Interdependence

 

Marley Molkentin and Kennedy Healy 

 

Note from the authors: The below photos were taken in Winter and Spring of 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Our conversation was recorded and edited for length and clarity in January 2022. The lack of awareness and media representation of formalized in-home care during and before the pandemic led us to create this project. We share it in the context of a

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High-Risk Pandemic Stories: A Syllabus

By Alice Wong / 2022-01-09
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Since March 2020 I have been collecting strands of disabled wisdom about the pandemic and trying to gather, weave, and share them. Disabled, fat, older, poor, immunocompromised, and chronically ill folks have been oracles well before this global public health disaster and continue to this day as institutions and leaders treat marginalized communities as disposable. 

With the Disability Visibility Project I feel a keen urgency to publish as many pieces about the pandemic because our

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Crippen sums up another year under Tory misrule.

By Crippen / 2021-12-24
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Well, there we have it boys and girls. Another year in which the government has continued to erode our rights and smuggle yet more discriminatory

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The Mouth Painter

By AAPD / 2021-11-08
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By Morgan Dunn | November 08, 2021

Glenneisha Darkins, better known as Glenn, is a Black quadriplegic artist and mouth painter from Miami, Florida. She was involved in a fatal car accident in

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Marilyn Golden: An Unforgettable Legacy of Wisdom, Dedication, and Results

By Alice Wong / 2021-10-24
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Marilyn Golden: An Unforgettable Legacy of Wisdom, Dedication, and Results

 

Diane Coleman

 

There’s been an incredible, powerfully moving and profoundly deserved outpouring of love and gratitude for Marilyn Golden since her passing on September 21st. Attending and sharing thoughts at her memorial service, I was again reminded of her amazing contributions to the accessibility of our country, from her pushing through the halls of Congress toward passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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Ford Foundation Launches First-Ever U.S. Disability Rights Program

By Emma Olson / 2021-10-15
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Ford Foundation Launches First-Ever U.S. Disability Rights Program

New York—The Ford Foundation today announced the launch of its first-ever grantmaking program focused on

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