Q&As

Intimate interviews with remarkable people living their lives while managing a condition.

The Feminist Rabbi With Autism Who Wants To Make Judaism Accessible

According to Rabbi Rutti Regan, the Jewish faith needs to reflect all aspects of the human experience, including what it means to have faith as a disabled person.

Closing The Race Gap In Health Care

Dr. Thaddeus Bell says the key to getting better health outcomes for African-Americans is to confront racism in health care. More black doctors wouldn't hurt either.

Community Roundup: Why Should We Tell Our Stories?

Every person has a story worth telling, but all too often, those with conditions are shamed into silence. Here's what that needs to change.

The Researcher Who Planned His Own Surgery in Virtual Reality

When professor Larry Smarr discovered he had Crohn's Disease, he tackled it the only way he knew how: with technology.

Making Invisible Illness Visible Through Art

Zara Carpenter's SICK! project aims to unite people with unseen conditions, so they never have to feel isolated and alone.

The Autism Advocate

Stephen Shore is trying to change the conversation about autism, a message resonating with corporate America.

Crusading For A More Diverse, Representative Hollywood

Steven J. Tingus says that movies like The Shape of Water are missing the opportunity to enact real social change through a better onscreen representation of disability.

Community Roundup: What Does It Mean To Be Vulnerable?

Allowing yourself permission to be vulnerable is important when facing chronic illness or disability. Here's some advice on how to do so.

Why Do Fit Women Get Ovarian Cancer?

Could there be a link between the fitness lifestyle and ovarian cancer? After surviving it herself, Meg Wilkinson thinks so, and she's on a mission to inspire doctors to study it more seriously.