What You Need to Know About Consent and Disability
The people entrusted to care for me need to understand and respect my boundaries.
Blind People Can Struggle to Understand Memes, So They Made Their Own
Screen-reading software allows visually impaired people to use the internet, but it hits a wall when it comes to memes.
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?
Photographer Akintola Hanif's Remarkable Images Celebrate Black Love and Community
"I appointed myself to represent my people correctly and counter negative stereotypes often seen in mainstream media."
In Search of the Elusive Orgasm
Between 16 and 25 percent of women and 1 to 4 percent of men experience the inability to orgasm at some point in their lives.
The Women Building a New Art Form in the World of Dance
The Kinetic Light Collaborative challenges core beliefs about movement and the human body.
The Drag Troupe For Kings and Queens With Learning Disabilities
British performance collective Drag Syndrome wants audiences see and appreciate the artistic and creative talents of people with Down's syndrome.
Everything You Need to Know Before Getting a Service Dog
Here's who qualifies for a service dog, how to apply for one, and what tasks they can be trained to do.
This Single Mom Trained Five Hours a Day for the NYC Marathon
She’s also a grad student, employed full-time, and hopes to qualify for the Paralympics.
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.
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.
These Students Designed Functional and Stylish Clothes for Disabled Seniors
Open Style Lab's summer program at Parsons School of Design pairs engineers, designers, and therapists with a person with a disability to make accessible clothing, tech, and wearables. We took a look at this year's showcase.