Kenny Fries

7 Stories by Kenny Fries

Disability Futures

We can't think about the future-of health, of technology, of community-without centering disability; it cuts across every other kind of experience. Disability is central...
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How We Think About the Future of Disability

We ignore disabled writers at our peril. Disability is–physically, emotionally, and technologically–in the process of redefining our lives.
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Inaccessible Airways

But what do these airline protocols, which are supposed to serve passengers with disabilities, say about how those of us with disabilities are seen...
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Crossing the Border While Disabled

Many immigration regulations are based on an outdated understanding of disability, which fails to recognize the contribution that people with disabilities can, and do,...
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Inclusive Art Makes Space For All Bodies

Claire Cunningham–a Glasgow-based dancer, performer, and choreographer–is enacting her goal of inclusive performance in Guide Gods.
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How Everyday Language Harms People with Disabilities

Inaccurate words not only sow misunderstanding but also dehumanize, which is probably why they are used-consciously or not-in the first place.
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The Stories We Tell About Disability

It took an American presidential candidate publicly mocking a reporter with a disability for the topic of disability to enter the media glare.
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