Disabilities

The Power and Privilege Issue

What I Wish I Knew in High School as a Queer Person with Disabilities

Advice for navigating—and maybe even changing—institutional bias on your journey through high school and beyond.
Alaina Leary
10.29.18
News

Delta Tied a Woman with MS to a Wheelchair After Her Flight, Son Claims

An airline employee allegedly told her to "shut the fuck up" when she started crying.
Drew Schwartz
4.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Syracuse Frat Made Another Video Mocking a Disabled Person's 'Light Rape'

Theta Tau has been permanently expelled from the New York university, and 18 students involved have been removed from classes.
Lauren Messman
4.23.18
Race

What Growing Up as a Black Albino Taught Me

You aren't your disability.
Victor Varnado
2.15.18
News

All The News You Need To Read This Morning

Read it all here so you don't need to open Twitter.
VICE Staff
1.22.18
family

The Silent Struggle: What It's Like to Grow Up With Deaf Parents

In a word, complicated.
Angela Skujins
10.31.17
Stuff

Are Disability Fetishists Exploiting People with Disabilities?

Devoteeism is a sexual fetish in which people get all horned up over a wide range of disabilities. As someone with cerebral palsy who uses a wheelchair, my feelings on devotees are complicated.
Spencer Williams
11.24.16
Travel

The Struggles and Hard Choices of Hong Kong's Aging Mentally Challenged Population

With few places to turn, the families of the city's mentally challenged people often have to turn to facilities that are overcrowded and underfunded.
Justin Heifetz​​
9.7.16
Stuff

The Pleasure and Pain of Being Disabled in the BDSM Community

"People were always kind of onboard with me being a submissive or masochist—although they were always worried about hitting me too hard and knocking a joint out of place."
Mark Hay
7.26.16
Stuff

How I Stopped Resenting My Disabled Father

Growing up with a disabled parent had me constantly torn between the world I was in and the world I thought I deserved.
Zac Thompson
11.19.15
The Crown and Spectre Issue

Sweden Is Having 'the Talk' with Disabled Students

If you've ever worried about sex education for kids with learning disabilities, worry no more.
Hugo Anderholm
11.5.15
VICE vs Video games

Meet the Charity That’s Helping the Disabled Get Into Video Gaming

SpecialEffect is a British organisation helping disabled people enjoy the video games we all take for granted.
Jonathan Beach
10.22.15
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