Even when the Claremont Colleges are physically accessible — and they’re definitely not — physical accessibility isn’t enough to include disabled students.
By incorporating a symbol of neurodiversity into their logo, Autism Speaks attempts to cover for their history of ignoring autistic people.
Vaguely defined terminology and a lack of centralized, updated resources around sexual violence leave students vulnerable and isolated.
It’s okay to like a problematic piece of media, so long as you’re willing to acknowledge its flaws and failures.
It’s difficult to completely ignore the internet and its conflicts, so instead, personal limits need to be set to prevent digital self harm.
Even though the Colleges provide accommodations for disabled students, the lack of any sort of disability cultural programming is alienating.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of Aimee Stephens, who was fired from her job for being transgender. The fate of every transgender person in the country rests on her case, and it’s absolutely terrifying.
In the wake of multiple indictments and plea deals concerning a college admissions cheating ring, it’s important to remember that the disability accommodations system isn’t to blame.
The code of ethics many newsrooms follow calls on journalists to “give voice to the voiceless,” but this thinking limits how we see our sources.
Disability Day of Mourning is a time to remember and celebrate the lives of disabled people killed by their families. It’s also a time for a range of emotions, all of which are okay.