Disabled Activists Should Not Have to Die to Have Our Voices Heard
Carrie Ann Lucas's recent insurance-related death has brought new eyes to her work as a prominent activist—and is yet another instance of disability rights only gaining mainstream attention after one of us dies.
Brett Kavanaugh Is a Threat to Disabled People’s Rights
Kavanaugh’s record suggests he doesn’t recognize the inherent humanity and value of the disability community at large.
Disaster Planning Often Leaves Disabled People Behind
Disabled people, older adults, and parents of young children all have specific needs that aren't always well addressed in disaster planning—sometimes with horrific results.
New York City Is a Nightmare for Disabled People
The subway is a mess, and taxis and rideshares aren’t always accommodating to disabled passengers.
How to Introduce Your CPAP Machine Into a Relationship
Between 5 and 20 percent of the population has some degree of sleep apnea.
HIV Is Still a Big Problem in Prisons
Drugs and unprotected sex on the inside aren't the reason why.
It's Really Hard to Give Disabled Athletes a Level Playing Field
A British sprinter recently returned her medal, feeling that an inaccurate classification had given her relay team an unfair advantage.
Cops Are More Likely to Arrest Disabled People
“People in prison are more likely to have a disability so it’s hardly surprising that arrests would similarly have a disproportionate impact.”
How to Build a Penis
Surgeons explain the slow, careful process.
People Are More Comfortable Talking About HIV Than Herpes
For something so common and benign, herpes is still treated with horror and repulsion.
How Trumpcare Could Screw Over Organ Donors and Recipients
Insurance costs are likely to skyrocket while coverage plummets.
What It's Like to Date When You're Straight and HIV Positive
The cruelty from prospective partners can be heartbreaking.