July 2016

Dear Gov. Pence, Please Stop ‘Helping’

By | July 21st, 2016|

Eric Edling Some help is the kind of help we all could do without. Three months ago, Governor Mike Pence of Indiana signed [...]

The Hands-Free Beauty of Podcasts

By | July 19th, 2016|

Just a few years ago, I discovered a thing that makes those little trips around town a whole lot better. That thing, my friends, is [...]

Xbox Avatars May Soon Sport Wheelchairs

By | July 7th, 2016|

In a move cheered by gamers with disabilities, Xbox may soon include an option for avatars to use Xbox-themed wheelchairs. And how these images were [...]

“The Strength Coach” Greg Smith, 1964-2016

By | July 6th, 2016|

Greg Smith —“the wheelchair dude with attitude”— passed away on June 2 at age 52. He dedicated his life and career to increasing disability awareness [...]

Look Up from Your Phones, Walkers

By | July 6th, 2016|

I’ve had it with people so engrossed with their phones that they almost bang into me!

Wheelchair Celebrity Boot Camp

By | July 1st, 2016|

Thirteen contestants, 13 weeks, one finally named ‘America’s Wheelchair Celebrity.’ Sounds exciting, no?

Crip Buzz: July 2016

By | July 1st, 2016|

Readers share their #LiveBoldly photos; "How People With Disabilities Have Sex" blog

Letters: July 2016

By | July 1st, 2016|

When Uber and Lyft started here, the taxi company decided to stop offering the [wheelchair accessible vehicle] service.

June 2016

Some Positive Aspects of “Me Before You”

By | June 10th, 2016|

Given that I am approaching my 33rd year as a quadriplegic, I was immediately interested in Me Before You when I first saw a preview [...]

The Inaccurate and Dangerous Message of “Me Before You”

By | June 3rd, 2016|

Hollywood’s latest tearjerker, Me Before You, promotes the dangerous message that it is preferable, and somehow nobler, to choose euthanasia than it is to live [...]

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