Disabilities

8.16.19

Trump Is Now Going to Make Life Hell for Immigrants With Disabilities

Trumps's new "public charge" rule would deny a visa or green card to immigrants who rely on government assistance.

5.30.19

Black Children at White Schools Are More Likely to Be Told They Have a Learning Disability

Disability classifications in the U.S. are subjective and inconsistent, and prone to bias based on context.

1.23.19

Cops arrest alleged father of child conceived while woman was in a vegetative state

A 36-year-old nurse at the Phoenix care facility is the suspect

10.30.18

How to Respond to Your Ignorant Coworker’s Microaggressions

Unintentional biases wear away at your self esteem. Here are some strategies for curtailing unwelcome and discriminatory comments from coworkers—whether they are directed at you or someone else.

10.30.18

Blind People Tell Us How They Experience Sexual Attraction

"My brain usually makes its mind up whether or not I like a person within five seconds."

10.26.18

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.

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8.10.18

Lawsuit Claims the ACT Sells Students’ Disability Data to Colleges

They claim that the personal data sold could sway colleges’ admission and financial aid decisions.

5.18.18

New York's Subway Is Hell for Riders with Disabilities

Only 24 percent of the system's 472 stations are ADA-accessible.

5.8.18

'Frostpunk' Treats People With Disabilities As Complex Humans, Not Gimmicks

Rather than erasing or dehumanizing people with disabilities, 'Frostpunk' puts some of their experience at center stage.

4.25.18

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.

4.23.18

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.

2.15.18

What Growing Up as a Black Albino Taught Me

You aren't your disability.

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