#DisabilityTooWhite Being Black Looking Good While Chronically Ill By Rachel Lovejoy Quit my job in Chicago, my hometown and moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota. I was a single, African American woman … Continue Reading Guest Blog Post: Being Black Looking Good While Chronically Ill
August 2016 post-script: A Storify of the online vigil can found here: https://storify.com/SFdirewolf/sagamiharadvp-mourning-the-disabled-people-murdere#publicize Online Vigil and Chat Disabled People of Tsukui Yamayuri En Sagamihara, Japan Thursday, August 4, 2016 8 pm … Continue Reading 8/4: Online Vigil for the Murdered Disabled People of Sagamihara
As someone who loves film, it’s dismaying to find such an uneven range of films about disabled people. There are the treacly, Oscar-bait films that follow every inspirational trope and … Continue Reading Celebrating Disability Culture: Interview with #Superfest2016 Judges
Tweets by Alice Wong @SFdirewolf on 7.27.16 Gonna start this mini-essay on Twitter on the #JapanAttacks in #Sagamihara. I’m roiling in a cauldron of anger, sorrow, fear & fatigue. There is such … Continue Reading Ableism, Violence & Sagamihara
This is the second of a 2-part report looking at the lives and stories of disabled people of color by Vilissa Thompson and Alice Wong for Ramp Your Voice! and the … Continue Reading #GetWokeADA26: Disabled People of Color Speak Out, Part Two
#CripTheVote Twitter Chat Disability, Violence & Public Policy Sunday, July 24, 2016 5:00-6:00 pm EST Hosted by Andrew Pulrang, Gregg Beratan, and Alice Wong, #CripTheVote Twitter chats explored various policy … Continue Reading 7/24 #CripTheVote Twitter Chat: Disability, Violence & Public Policy
The #CripTheVote campaign invites you to tell us why you #CripTheVote! The REV UP Campaign is coordinating a National Disability Voter Registration Week to increase the political power of people with … Continue Reading Natl Disability Voter Registration Week: Why do you #CripTheVote?
#KripHopDVP Twitter Chat Disabled Musicians in Hip-Hop, Rap, Jazz & Blues Thursday, July 28, 2016 5 pm Pacific/ 8 pm Eastern The Disability Visibility Project™ is proud to partner with … Continue Reading 7/28 #KripHopDVP chat: Disabled Musicians in Hip-Hop, Rap, Jazz & Blues
Last year was a milestone anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act when it turned 25. Just like that, another year has passed and it’s time for re-examination of disability rights … Continue Reading #GetWokeADA26: Call for Stories by Disabled People of Color
#CripLit Twitter Chat Disabled Writers & Disabled Characters Co-hosts: Nicola Griffith @nicolaz & Alice Wong @DisVisibility Saturday, July 23, 2016 4pm Pacific/ 7 pm Eastern The Disability Visibility Project is … Continue Reading 7/23 #CripLit Twitter Chat: Disabled Writers & Disabled Characters
On June 25, 2016, I saw Finding Dory after reading many positive reviews and recommendations from my disabled friends. I wasn’t disappointed. There was so much to unpack and process … Continue Reading Finding Dory, Disability Culture, and Collective Access
Now more than ever it’s important to show pride for all of our identities and communities that make up who we are. To celebrate Pride month, we’re announcing a #CripTheVote … Continue Reading #CripTheVote Swag Giveaway!
I’m personally thrilled to interview a good friend of mine, Sandy Ho. Please check out the Disability and Intersectionality Summit that she’s organizing in Boston later this year on November … Continue Reading Disability & Intersectionality Summit: Interview w/ Sandy Ho
Living with Alzheimer’s- A Personal Anecdote By Henry Kingston Alzheimer’s was only a medical name we had heard for many years, only knowing it had to do with memory loss. … Continue Reading Guest Blog Post: Living with Alzheimer’s- A Personal Anecdote
#CripTheVote Twitter Chat Mass Incarceration, Disability & the Legal System Guest Host: Talila “TL” Lewis, Organizer, Attorney, Professor & Founder of HEARD (Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the … Continue Reading 6/18 #CripTheVote chat: Mass Incarceration, Disability & the Legal System
On May 25, Gregg Beratan, Andrew Pulrang, and Alice Wong, the co-partners of #CripTheVote, gave a talk to youth with disabilities at the “My Future, My Vote” summit on voting … Continue Reading Voting, Disabled Youth, & #CripTheVote