“Disable” is an active verb, and disability describes the social and environmental barriers that prevent access just as much as an individual body’s physical reality.
It’s not just a health problem–it reflects the interaction between the features of a person’s body and the features of the society in which they live.
Kenny Fries asks: What will it take to include disability in our future debates about diversity?
Airlines deny disabled travelers their independence with patchwork policies and plain negligence
For immigrants and refugees with disabilities, discrimination is law
Claire Cunningham’s “Guide Gods” puts disability and religion in conversation through dance
The connection between physical traits and individual worth lives in our popular lexicon
What will it take to include disability in our future debates about diversity?
How We Get To Next was a magazine that explored the future of science, technology, and culture from 2014 to 2019.