Stories About

Disability

Great Balls Of Fire

Born legally blind and with severe hearing loss, Jennifer Castellano's unscratchable itch for making music has carried her far.

Staying Ahead Of The Curve

Action movie star John Wells has the spinal curvature of an 80 year woman. Through fitness, he stays ahead of scoliosis.

When It Comes To Health, It’s Time To Hold Hollywood To A Higher Standard

The cavalier way that movies and television fictionalize illness and disability spread misinformation, reinforce stigma, and lead to real-world deaths.

How To Have An Awesome Sex Life When You’re Ill Or Disabled

Kirsten Schultz, who has arthritis, wants safe, satisfying intimacy to be attainable by everyone.

7 Continents. 2 World Records. 5% Vision. 100% Willpower

"Massive success is the best form of revenge," says ultramarathon runner Sinead Kane, who has set records all over the world running while blind.

This Dog Biscuit Bakery Gives Purposeful Jobs For People With Disabilities

At Beer City Dog Biscuits, founders Leslie Hooker and Suzanne Wilcox are proving that taking pride in your work is for everyone.

A Lifelong Runner, Sidelined By Disability

Running has been the ribbon of continuity that has run through my life. Now it's been severed by disability, perhaps for good. What do I do now?

My Problem Wasn’t My Size. It Was My Scoliosis.

Learning yoga made me stop blaming my weight and instead come to terms with my invisible disability.

Ask Ada: I’m Sick Of Arguing People About Handicapped Parking. Help!

Also: how to give your family something to remember you by, when you know you don't have much time left.

In Tandem, The Sighted Bicycling The Blind

In Mexico City, a group of tandem bicyclists gathers every Sunday to give blind and visually-impaired people a tour of the town.

What Queer Eye Got Wrong About Disability

The popular Netflix show is all about acceptance and self-love. So why is it saying the opposite about disability?

How Disability Made Hiking Better For Me

In what I used to view as the marathon of life, permission to ramble has been one of the greatest gifts disability has given me.