disability

disability
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Trump's First Year
Trump's First Year

Trump Turned Millions of Us Into Obamacare Advocates

It's the most important thing Trump did in 2017.
Jason Silverstein
1.22.18
disability
disability

It's Really Hard to Give Disabled Athletes a Level Playing Field

A British sprinter recently returned her medal, feeling that an inaccurate classification had given her relay team an unfair advantage.
S.E. Smith
12.14.17
mental health
mental health

There Are Very Few Places for Mentally Disabled Sex Offenders in America

Prison is not a mental health facility.
Erica Langston
12.14.17
disability
disability

Cops Are More Likely to Arrest Disabled People

“People in prison are more likely to have a disability so it’s hardly surprising that arrests would similarly have a disproportionate impact.”
S.E. Smith
12.5.17