Dear reader, As I write this post I am humming the 90’s Boyz II Men classic, “It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday.” Feeling sad yet grateful. Như Tiên Lữ, Regional Manager, … Continue Reading Thanks for the memories, StoryCorps SF!!
There aren’t enough books and media by disabled people much less publishers run by disabled people. With Co-Founder Elizabeth (“Ibby”) Grace, Corbett Joan OToole founded Reclamation Press with a specific … Continue Reading Wisdom from Disability Communities: Interview with Corbett Joan OToole
#CripTheVote Twitter Chat Disability Identity and Activism Monday, February 6, 2017 7 pm Eastern/ 4 pm Pacific More people than ever are becoming engaged in activism for the first time. … Continue Reading 2/6 #CripTheVote Chat: #Disability Identity and #Activism
Lost. And Found? Ann Millett-Gallant For much of 2007, my existence may best be characterized as lost. I had lost weight, hair, part of my skull, much muscular movement and … Continue Reading Guest Blog Post By Ann Millett-Gallant: Lost. And Found?
Christina Mills and her husband Eli Gelardin recorded their oral history for the Disability Visibility Project™ at StoryCorps in San Francisco on January 3, 2015. They talked about the challenges … Continue Reading DVP Interview: Christina Mills and Eli Gelardin
Ron Jones interviewed Maia Scott at StoryCorps for the Disability Visibility Project™ at StoryCorps in San Francisco on August 14, 2014. Here is one audio clip with text transcripts from … Continue Reading DVP Interview: Maia Scott and Ron Jones
DVP Power: Culture, Community, Pride The Disability Visibility Project™ (DVP) is a living and evolving organism. The disability community powers the DVP with their energy, love, and enthusiasm. I am constantly … Continue Reading #DVPpower: Culture, Community, Pride
The 2016 Presidential election is officially over. This was an unprecedented election for many reasons. When #CripTheVote started this past February, our primary goal was “to engage both voters and … Continue Reading Looking Ahead: The Future of #CripTheVote
Alice Wong, Co-Partner in #CripTheVote and Founder and Project Coordinator of the Disability Visibility Project™, created a video presentation for the opening panel of the Disability Rights Bar Association West Coast Conference, “Intersectionality … Continue Reading Disability Visibility in Election 2016: The #CripTheVote Campaign
From October 14-16, Sins Invalid returns to the stage this year in San Francisco with “Birthing, Dying, Becoming Crip Wisdom.” From Sins Invalid’s website, the show is: A journey through genesis, transformative … Continue Reading #CripWisdom: Interview with the Artists of Sins Invalid
#CripTheVote Twitter Chat Storytelling and Voting Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5 pm Eastern Guest host: Rooted in Rights Hosted by Andrew Pulrang, Gregg Beratan, and Alice Wong, #CripTheVote Twitter … Continue Reading 9/27 #CripTheVote chat: Storytelling and Voting
#CripLit Twitter Chat Disabled Writers, Ableism & the Publishing Industry Co-hosts: Nicola Griffith @nicolaz & Alice Wong @DisVisibility Guest host: Denarii Monroe @writersdelite Monday, August 29, 2016 4 pm Pacific/ … Continue Reading 8/29 #CripLit chat: Disabled Writers, Ableism & the Publishing Industry
#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
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
Call for Stories The Disability Visibility Project (DVP) is super excited to partner with the Contemporary Jewish Museum for a listening party and panel discussion focusing on artists with disabilities on Sunday, … Continue Reading Call for Stories: Artists with Disabilities
January 1, 2016 Whew—it’s already 2016! This summer will mark the 2-year anniversary of the Disability Visibility Project (DVP) and I’m delighted to share some major updates and news. Extension … Continue Reading DVP 2016: Donate, Swag Shop, and More!