disability

Culture

netflix’s ‘special’ could be the gayest show on tv

Following the life of a gay man with cerebral palsy, ‘Special’ portrays queer life from a new but deeply relatable perspective.
Alim Kheraj
4.15.19
Culture

what teen movies like 'five feet apart' get wrong about chronic illness

Representation of illnesses like Cystic Fibrosis is important, but there's still a way to go until the media showcases more authentic and empathetic narratives.
Sara Radin
3.18.19
Culture

what the lives of disabled teens are really like

Cripple Magazine is created by and for disabled teens -- and anyone who wants to really understand the experiences of Gen Z youth with disabilities.
Sara Radin
8.17.18
Music

meet cola boyy, california’s immigration activist who’s resurrecting disco

Boogie on down!
Douglas Greenwood
7.16.18
love week

what dating is like when you're disabled

We spoke to students, models, artists and activists about their love lives.
Sara Radin
5.29.18
Beauty

grace mandeville was born with one hand, but that’s not the biggest obstacle she’s faced

The fearless YouTuber talks beauty, body confidence and diversity in the media.
Tish Weinstock
4.4.18
Film

hollywood is still getting able-bodied actors to play characters with disabilities

95% of television characters with disabilities are played by able-bodied actors, despite the raft of talent in Hollywood.
Isabelle Hellyer
7.19.16
Beauty

jordan bone’s video about disability is the best thing we’ve seen

We catch up with the make-up artist to find out what beauty means to her.
Tish Weinstock
10.8.15
News

pioneering model jillian mercado joins img

With the news of Jillian's signing to major modelling agency, IMG, we revisit our interview from The Beautiful Issue, with the model and disability activist who's changing the game when it comes to beauty.
Tish Weinstock
8.21.15
News

​natalia vodianova speaks out for the rights of disabled people

The cruel treatment of her sister, who has autism and cerebral palsy, sparked the statement.
Charlotte Gush
8.15.15