ableism

Fighting for Visibility for Disabled Asian Americans
Three profile pictures of three Asian Americans in outdoor scenery. First, Megan Liang sitting outdoors at a restaurant with pizza in front of them; Jennifer Lee standing by a railing; Xuan Truing in a wheelchair in a green space.

Fighting for Visibility for Disabled Asian Americans

The AADI is creating a space for disabled Asian Americans to share their stories and be seen and heard in an ableist and anti-Asian society.

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2098 1020 Marielle Issa
Unlearning Ableism and Creating Care
A person puts on shoes upon leaving a temple. Shoes and a wheel chair line the entrance.

Unlearning Ableism and Creating Care

Disability justice is critical as disabled folks continue to be excluded by capitalist and social barriers like inaccessible design, architecture, and organization.

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2400 1600 Samir Knego
How Disability Exacerbates Anti-Blackness
A screenshot from police bodycam shows director Ryan Coogler being released from handcuffs.

How Disability Exacerbates Anti-Blackness

Due to ableist and racist standards, the mere existence of Black disabled people increases their incidence of violent treatment and death.

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2496 1318 KB Brookins
No, The Deaths of Disabled People Are Not “Encouraging News”
An elderly man is guided by a woman at a testing site.

No, The Deaths of Disabled People Are Not “Encouraging News”

Following the backlash from CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky’s recent comments, disability advocates say her remarks weren’t an “error” or “bad editing,” but the result of how ableist thinking devalues the lives of the chronically ill and disabled people.

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2400 1600 Dominique Stewart