August 2014

Assisted Suicide Ad in NM: Yay or Nay?

By | August 5th, 2014|

There are people with disabilities on both sides of this issue. Pictured is Dustin Hankinson, recipient of Compassion & Choices' 2011 Hugh Gallagher award. [...]

July 2014

ADA Legacy Tour Kicks Off in Houston

By | July 28th, 2014|

The ADA Legacy Tour Freedom Bus may be coming to a city near you. The Americans with Disabilities Act silver anniversary celebration may [...]

CinemAbility: A Fantastic Disability Media Documentary

By | July 15th, 2014|

Jamie Foxx is one of the celebrities featured in CinemAbility. Bravo Jenni Gold! The well known Hollywood director with muscular dystrophy’s documentary CinemAbility [...]

Bette Midler and Laughing at Disability

By | July 2nd, 2014|

Bette Midler - as Delores De Lago - cavorting on stage in an electric wheelchair. I grew when there was no ADA, no [...]

June 2014

Disabled Russians Face Major Access Barriers

By | June 5th, 2014|

"There are no invalids in the USSR." This was the laughable, official statement from the Russian government when asked if they were planning to send [...]

May 2014

FunSizedStyle: Beauty Vlogger with OI

By | May 7th, 2014|

Michaela, a sassy beauty-obsessed teenager with osteogenesis imperfecta from Kawkawlin, Mich., has been blasting up YouTube with her fabulous beauty videos over the last year, [...]

Books: Good Kings, Bad Kings

By | May 1st, 2014|

When seeking inspiration while writing her wonderful novel, Good Kings Bad Kings, Susan Nussbaum called upon spite to be her muse.

Letters: May 2014

By | May 1st, 2014|

Functional return, "wheelchair bound," models on wheels.

Bully Pulpit: Star Quality

By | May 1st, 2014|

Roll right up and come right in, ladies and gents, we’ve got big shots galore this month. We’ve got eye-popping movie stars and Eye-talian rock stars, world-class athletes and cold-facts activists. We’ve got the only openly quadriplegic recovering alcoholic conservative political candidate in captivity, and the second largest sporting event on earth. We’ve got Fonzi, Dangling and Squirt, and Jerry Lewis to boot.

April 2014

‘Normal Person Here — Human Being’

By | April 25th, 2014|

"Normal person here — human being," is the perfect description Trenton Cochran, 12, gives of his sister Lindsay Cochran, 10. Lindsay was born with SMA, [...]

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