disability rights

  • Leonard Kriegel, 89: Writings Catalyzed Discussion of Disability

    Kriegel's writings about his experiences after contracting polio stripped away sentimentality and pity from the literary stereotype of the disabled in favor of a full and often conflicted picture of his own humanity as a disabled person. 

  • Visible Activism Key to Protecting Trans People From Discriminatory Laws

    by Shay Ryan Olmstead

    The legal strategies that LGBT groups have used to defend their rights and dignity in society may be less effective with hard-right judges on the bench. Direct action and activism outside the courts will be needed to make sure that the right doesn't use the law to target trans people for political gain.