cerebral palsy

5.13.19

What You Need to Know About Consent and Disability

The people entrusted to care for me need to understand and respect my boundaries.

10.10.18

Trans Disabled Teen Model Aaron Philip Is the Future of Fashion

She made history this summer as the first black, trans, disabled model to sign with Elite Model Management. And she's just getting started.

12.27.17

Living Alone Is Awesome, Even with My Disability

Growing up with cerebral palsy, I always thought having my own apartment was an impossible dream.

10.31.17

U.S. is illegally detaining 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, lawsuit says

Federal immigration officials have illegally detained an undocumented 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy in Texas for the last seven days, hours away from her parents, a lawsuit alleges.

8.31.17

Energy Healers and Chanting Won't Cure My Disability Anxiety

As it turns out, I have a whole buffet of internal pain from living with cerebral palsy, and I'm going to figure out what to do with it.

7.13.17

Cerebral Palsy Is Going to Kill Me (and Other Fun, Normal Thoughts)

No matter how much I try to control it, CP is this Regina George figure lording over my life, and I'm learning how to live with her.

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6.28.17

Having Cerebral Palsy Means Getting Constantly Trolled by the World

Living with disability means suffering daily microaggressions. And from here on out, I'm keeping track.

2.13.17

Winter Sucks When You Have a Disability

Snow might be a lovely thing for some, but for me and my power wheelchair, it's an immobilizing force.

1.25.17

Not Everyone Wants the Cures That the Cures Act is After

Palestinian-American actor and comedian Maysoon Zayid, who's had Cerebral Palsy since birth, gives her take on the new legislation.

11.24.16

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.

10.27.16

What My Disability Means for My Sex Life

People are often surprised to hear that those of us with disabilities have sexual desires. We do, it's just not as easy for us to fulfill them.

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