disability

Sex

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.
Richard Greenhill
1.16.19
disability

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.
Cindy Kuzma
11.16.18
disability

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.
Michelle Wheeler
11.2.18
disability

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.
s.e. smith
8.27.18
disability

New York City Is a Nightmare for Disabled People

The subway is a mess, and taxis and rideshares aren’t always accommodating to disabled passengers.
s.e. smith
7.17.18
death

Really, Really Old People Talked About Whether They're Ready to Die

"I wish I could snuff it. I'm only in the way."
Jane Fleming
6.20.18
Fighting Words

Banning Abortion Does Nothing to Support Kids with Down Syndrome

Proponents of these laws claim they're protecting children like mine, but that’s just not true.
Leesha Thrower
5.16.18
mental health

What to Expect When You Become a Sibling’s Sole Caregiver

One day, I'll be the sole caregiver of my adult sister, who has Down Syndrome.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
4.9.18
Fighting Words

We Need to Stop Talking About Disability as a Burden

Non-disabled journalists: A little research goes a long way.
Alaina Leary
3.20.18
Sex

More Sex Toy Companies Should Be Catering to People With Disabilities

Not consulting disabled people when designing toys isn’t just ignorant, it’s also forsaking revenue.
Mark Hay
3.9.18
mental health

Delta and United Updated Their Emotional Support Animal Policies

The airlines now require travelers to provide letters from their vet and doctor.
Susan Rinkunas
3.2.18
Fighting Words

We Don't Need Events Specifically for Disabled People

Having a prom for disabled people only is just as bad as 'separate but equal.'
Ariel Henley
2.28.18
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