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Disability Visibility
Disability Visibility
Alice Wong: Disability Activist, Media Maker, Consultant

Conversations on disability politics, culture, and media.


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This is life from a disabled lens. Disability Visibility is a podcast hosted by San Francisco night owl Alice Wong featuring conversations on politics, culture, and media with disabled people. If you’re interested in disability rights, social justice, and intersectionality, this show is for you. It’s time to hear more disabled people in podcasting and radio. Named one of the 15 best podcasts by women that you’re not listening to by Refinery 29 in 2021.

The podcast ended with episode 100 in April 2021 with possible audio stories coming in the future so do not unsubscribe! You can download the Disability Visibility Podcast Resource Guide, a list of all episodes with links in a PDF.

Disability Visibility is a production of the Disability Visibility Project, an online community dedicated to creating, sharing, and amplifying disability media and culture.

Alice Wong, Writer, Audio Producer, Host

Geraldine Ah-Sue, Audio Producer

Cheryl Green, Audio Producer and Text Transcription

Sarika D. Mehta, Audio Producer

Lateef McLeod, Introduction

Mike Mort, Artwork

Wheelchair Sports Camp, Theme Song


Ep 100: Podcasting with Geraldine Ah-Sue, Cheryl Green, and Sarika Mehta

Ep 99: Online Activism with Andrew Pulrang and Gregg Beratan

Ep 98: Disabled Students with Alena Morales

Ep 97: Disabled Refugees with Mustafa Rfat

Ep 96: Art and Technology with Lindsey D. Felt and Vanessa Chang

Ep 95: Black Doctors with Disabilities with Justin Bullock

Ep 94: Healthcare Rationing with Britney Wilson

Ep 93: Indigenous Disabled Creators with Johnnie Jae

Ep 92: Disabled Afro-Latina Artists with Jen White-Johnson

Ep 91: Disabled Engineers with Emily Ackerman

Ep 90: Disabled Immigrants with Conchita Hernandez Legorreta 

Ep 89: Museums with Amanda Cachia

Ep 88: Policy with Liz Weintraub

Ep 87: Climate Action with Kera Sherwood-O’Regan

Ep 86: Transportation with Maddy Ruvolo

Ep 85: Fat Liberation with Max Airborne and Caleb Luna 

Ep 84: Anthologies with Kelly Jensen

Ep 83: Disabled Dancers with India Harville

Ep 82a: Americans with Disabilities Act with Conchita Hernandez Legorreta

Ep 82: Americans with Disabilities Act with Alice Wong

Ep 81: Bioethics with Joe Stramondo

Ep 80: Fashion with Stephanie Thomas

Ep 79: Disabled Candidates with Amanda Siebe

Ep 78: Hate Crimes with Sachin Pavithran

Ep 77: Mental Health Advocacy with Kathy Flaherty

Ep 76: Film Festivals with Alex Locust and Karen Nakamura

Ep 75: Coronavirus and Disaster Planning with Germán Luis Parodi and Valerie Novack

Ep 74a: Coronavirus and Spirituality with Elliot Kukla

Ep 74: Coronavirus and Caregiving with Heather Watkins and Dawn Gibson

Ep 73: Housing with Sean Betouliere and Ian Smith

Ep 72: Disabled Curators with Anna Berry

Ep 71: Games with André J. Daughtry and Cherry Thompson

Ep 70: Black Deaf Filmmakers with Jade Bryan

Ep 69: Theatre with Jason Dorwart and Samuel Valdez

Ep 68: Accessibility with Shannon Finnegan

Ep 67: Disabled Actors with Liz Carr

Ep 66: Cyborgs with Ashley Shew and Jillian Weise

Ep 65: Black Mental Health with Imade Nibokun

Ep 64: Disabled Teachers with Travis Chi Wing Lau and Dayniah Manderson

Ep 63: Climate Change with Layel Camargo & Elena Aurora and Alex Ghenis

Ep 62: Black Disabled Women in Media with Kym Oliver and Jay Abdullahi

Ep 61: Poetry with Khairani Barokka

Ep 60: Travel with Bani Amor and Srin Madipalli

Ep 59: Comics with Ashanti Fortson and Leroy Moore

Ep 58: Twitter Chats with Dawn Gibson and Alex Haagaard

Ep 57: Disabled Writers with Nina G

Ep 56: Parenting with Eliza Hull and Heather Watkins

Ep 55: Self Advocacy with Finn Gardiner and Noor Pervez

Ep 54: Disabled Scientists with Gabi Serrato Marks and Lisette E. Torres

Ep 53: Disabled Editors with Elsa Sjunneson-Henry and Dominik Parisien

Ep 52: Podcasting with Bri M. and Thomas Reid

Ep 51: Disabled Artists with Jeff Thomas

Ep 50: Disabled Lawyers with Hamza Jaka and Britney Wilson

Ep 49: Young Adult Literature with Marieke Nijkamp

Ep 48: Care Work with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Ep 47: Design with Liz Jackson

Ep 46: Disability Studies with Subini Annamma and Sami Schalk

Ep 45: Mental Health and People of Color with Dior Vargas

Ep 44: Disabled Writers with Carly Findlay

Ep 43: Disabled “Fakers” with Doron Dorfman

Ep 42: Employment with Rooshey Hasnain and Kate Caldwell

Ep 41: Deaf in Prison with Claudia Center and TL Lewis

Ep 40: Disabled Writers with Keah Brown

Ep 39: Sex Education with Julia Bascom and Robin Wilson-Beattie

Ep 38: Food Accessibility with Shona Louise

Ep 37: Political Participation with Reyma McCoy McDeid and Sarah Funes

Ep 36: Disabled Entrepreneurs with Tinu Abayomi-Paul and Mary, Hannah & Emma Layden

Ep 35: Mentoring with Yolanda Vargas and Judy Heumann

Ep 34: Intersectionality with Sandy Ho and Jean-Luc Pierite

Ep 33: Disabled Musicians with Gaelynn Lea

Ep 32: Disabled Refugees with Mansha Mirza

Ep 31: Disabled Inventors with Jane Hartman Adamé

Ep 30: Film Criticism with Kristen Lopez and Angelo Muredda

Ep 29: Robotics with Kavita Krishnaswamy

Ep 28: Disabled People in STEM with Liz Henry, Jennison Asuncion and Josh Miele

Ep 27: Chronic Pain with Alecia Deon and Sarah Blahovec

Ep 26: Future of Independent Living with Allie Cannington and Eli Gelardin

Ep 25: Disabled Actors with Shannon Devido and Ryan J. Haddad

Ep 24: Disability Justice and Community Organizing with Sarah Jama

Ep 23: Paratransit with Denise DiNoto and Jess Moye

Ep 22: Public Transit with Alejandra Ospina and Maria Sotnikova

Ep 21: Disabled Comedians with Maysoon Zayid and Danielle Perez

Ep 20: Asian American Women and Mental Health with Emily Wu Truong and Jessica Gimeno

Ep 19: Storytelling with Cuquis Robledo and Emily Ladau

Ep 18: Accessibility and the ADA with Lia Seth and Dara Baldwin

Ep 17: Invisible Disabilities with Tiffany Peterson and Linda Williams

Ep 16: Disabled Filmmakers with Jen Brea and Jim LeBrecht

Ep 15: Star Trek: Discovery with Day Al-Mohamed and Andrew Pulrang

Ep 14: Emergency Preparedness with Alecia Deon and Angela Wrigglesworth

Ep 13: Autonomy and Disabled People with Kim Sauder

Ep 12: Advocacy, Intersectionality and Mental Health with Victoria Rodríguez-Roldán

Ep 11: Crip Bodies and Crip Aging with Patty Berne and Leroy Moore

Ep 10: Deaf and Disabled Women on YouTube with Rikki Poynter and Annie Segarra

Ep 9: Medicaid and Community Living with Dominick Evans and Andraéa LaVant

Ep 8: Disabled People in Public Service with Maria Town and Walei Sabry

Ep 7: Violence and Disabled People with Mahdia Lynn and Dustin Gibson

Ep 6: Labor, Care Work, and Disabled Queer Femmes with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha and Stacey Milbern

Ep 5: “Orphan Black,” Reproductive Justice, and Disabled Women with Maelee Johnson and Rebecca Cokley

Ep 4: Disabled People in Media and Journalism with s.e. smith and Vilissa Thompson 

Ep 3: Assistive Technology with Lateef McLeod and Jessie Lorenz

Ep 2: Immigration and Disability with Alicia Contreras and Michelle Garcia

Ep 1: Activism and the Disability Community with Gregg Beratan and Andrew Pulrang


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