We have a lot of Grammy talk and news to catch up on so let’s start with something to make your day a little brighter. Here’s Drake performing “Hotline Bling” at a Bat Mitzvah in NYC.
At this point, nearly everybody has seen it. A New Zealander man, an Armenian woman, a baby with Down Syndrome, and a GoFundMe that showed that the world cares.
“Awareness” has gone too far. TOO FAR. And there’s plenty of truly tragic news this week to go along with the shit that’s merely infuriating. But if you can make it through to the end, Jessica Williams will make it all better. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
The signs were there all along. How could I have missed them?
When interacting with people about building access, there are a couple of things that I get a lot of pushback on. One of them is creating additional documents giving information in accessible language without removing information. The other, and subject of this post, is captions.
Michael J. Fox is back with his own show, and I for one am excited to see him on my screen.
“When people think they are fundamentally broken, it affects their freedom to choose.” -Mama Be Good
On August 22nd, the Washington Times published an op-ed full of misinformation about Federal Schedule A hiring. How it got past fact checking by at the Times‘ editorial board is beyond me – and a number of people who actually study disability and/or employment policy. True, the Times is notoriously one of the more conservative newspapers […]
[Content warning: mentions of ableism; censored use of the r-word; abusive treatment] I made it down to an Occupy/Decolonize site! I am in the DC area this week for a variety of things. So Tuesday afternoon I went down to the site at McPherson Square for a couple of hours. It was significant for me in […]