Posts tagged "blind"

RIP Society: This Elementary School Took Away A Blind Boy’s Cane And Gave Him A Pool Noodle Instead

Nothing says “Merry Christmas” quite like taking away a blind child’s cane and replacing it with a pool noodle. At least, that’s what one elementary school in Kansas City thought.

Katie Oldenburg | December 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Boy Going Blind Creates Bucket List Of Sights

Seeing tiny snails and examining chalk under a microscope might seem like small things, but to a Texas boy losing his eyesight they’re bucket list material—along with more standard big-ticket items…

Newser | November 5, 2014 - 11:45 am

It’s Time To Cry: Blind Man Falls On NYC Subway Tracks, His Service Dog Jumps Down After Him

There is one nightmare that every New Yorker is terrified of experiencing: falling (or getting pushed) onto the subway tracks. For Cecil Williams, 61, that nightmare became a reality on…

Jessica Wakeman | December 18, 2013 - 11:40 am

Porn Should Be For Everyone, Even The Blind

Canadian author and photographer Lisa Murphy didn’t think it was fair for the blind to be “left out in a culture saturated with sexual images.” Even though Playboy made special…

Ami Angelowicz | April 13, 2010 - 1:20 pm

The Blind And Deaf Don’t Want To See (Or Hear) Abigail Breslin As Helen Keller

The blind and deaf communities are not rejoicing after the announcement that Abigail Breslin has signed on to play Helen Keller in the upcoming Broadway revival of “The Miracle Worker.”…

Ami Angelowicz | October 30, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Porn For People Who Are Blind

If we want to get turned on and don’t have a man around, we can put on a dirty movie, magazine, or “art” book. But what do blind people do?

Catherine Strawn | July 16, 2009 - 4:20 pm

For People Who Are Blind, Looks Still Matter

Have you ever wondered if people who are blind can experience “love at first sight” without being able to see? Well, Damon Rose, who is blind, writes in an article…

Catherine Strawn | May 28, 2009 - 5:30 pm