Being a tall Scottish man, I’m usually met with wonder and awe rather than disdain.
For you, it may just be an expression. For someone else, it’s a punch to the gut of their humanity.
The very process of asking for accommodations is stigmatizing and invites unwanted attention when handled inappropriately.
Our limitations can affect us less than how others judge us for those limitations.
A grandson’s inappropriate laughter and a grandfather’s avoidance show the lasting damage of the path we’re on again.
Sizeist and other ableist humor reinforce our cultural values. Are these values we want?
Is political ideology a valid reason to end friendship?
For many of you, this was your first march or protest … what an historic debut. What you do tomorrow matters.
That’s right, those underhanded passive aggressive comments are just as discriminatory and hurtful as using a slur.
Quentin Lucas tells a short story to show how poor thinking can happen to any of us.
Andrew Morrison-Gurza faces how internalized ableism has influenced his romantical endeavors.
Sometimes that “clingy” guy is just a dude trying to find his way to normal.
After receiving a surprise response to a story he wrote, Andrew Morrison-Gurza examines an unexpected double standard.
Erin Tatum offers tips to help people navigate showing respect for disabled folks.
William Lucas Walker recounts the cruelties he grew up with, and how he’s working to make sure his kids don’t have to do the same.
Kyle Carpenter’s awareness of his privileges inspire a dual struggle against institutionalized oppression: in the world and within himself.