ableism

4.8.19

Trainers Need to Start Learning How to Work With Differently Abled People

Trainers and gyms are failing disabled people in a lot of ways. Does changing this pattern mean changing an entire culture of ableism?

1.30.19

NYC's Inaccessible Subway System Is a Reproductive Rights Issue

Malaysia Goodson fell to her death while carrying her child and a stroller on a subway staircase on Monday. Some advocates believe her death is an example of why access to public transportation is a reproductive right.

4.25.18

Frat Bros Behind Racist Video Sue School for Jeopardizing Their 'Success'

Five suspended Theta Tau brothers say the school is "branding them as racist" after their frat used slurs and mocked disabled people in offensive videos.

3.26.18

Discrimination Against Your Partner Affects You Too

“It can help you remember, ‘Oh, wait a minute, I’m stressed. My relationship isn’t the problem here.’”

2.28.18

We Don't Need Events Specifically for Disabled People

Having a prom for disabled people only is just as bad as 'separate but equal.'

9.8.17

The Women in Wheelchairs Changing the World of Competitive Dance

"Growing up, I never had someone I could look up to who was in wheelchair. Everything was always about able-bodied people, so now to be able to be [a role model] for others is beautiful."

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12.6.16

People Who Only Want to Fuck Smart People Created Their Own 'Sexual Orientation'

People who self-identify as sapiosexuals, or those who say intelligence is the most important sexual trait, are having a moment. Critics of the movement say it's at best pretentious and at worst discriminatory.

10.30.16

One disabled man’s fight to restore his right to vote

Thousands of disabled people across the country have quietly been stripped of their voting rights.

4.15.15

This Gay Orc Dating Sim Is All About Inclusivity and Diversity

'Tusks: The Orc Dating Sim' explores sexual diversity, ableism in gaming, and our uncomfortable relationship with mental illness.