It’s refreshing to see disabled actors in disabled roles, but can’t the academy acknowledge films that highlight disability without falling into stereotypical representations?
On People With Disabilities, Arguments Over Autonomy and Ableist Patronisation
It is high time that institutions learnt to push their limits instead of forcing the disabled individuals to push their limits.
White Cane Day: The Comedy on My Blindness
My journey with my cane made me realise that the best way to live with a disability was to accept it, to laugh about it and to crack jokes …
Body Positivity: Beyond the ‘Fat/Thin’ Binary
On how queer persons and persons with disability are expected to look a certain way – both within and outside the community.
Comic Explainer: Young Disabled New Zealanders on the Barriers to a Better Life
Comic artist Toby Morris shows what 'you should say' and 'not say' to a person with a disability.
Should We Reconsider Using the Term ‘Differently Abled’?
You shouldn't be repulsed by people who are physically impaired, nor should you over-sympathise with them. Just treat them like you would anyone else.
Disabled LGBT+ Young People Face a Battle Just to Be Taken Seriously
Interviewees report being told their identity is just a 'phase'.