Vogue Brazil Photoshopped Able-Bodied Actors To Look Like Amputees Instead Of Featuring Actual Paralympians
There were a lot of actual athletes they could have used.
Student With Cerebral Palsy Walks For The First Time At His High School Graduation
In case you haven’t ugly-cried today.
Hero Woman Isn’t A Jerk To Autistic Supermarket Employee, Wins Internet
Congratulations on meeting the minimum standard of basic human decency, St. Cake Lady.
Woman Fulfills Life-Long Dream Of Being Blind By Pouring Drain Cleaner In Her Eyes
Jewel Shuping had dreamed of being blind since she was a little girl, thanks to a rare psychological condition called Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID), which causes people to believe…
Adrienne Truscott Does Rape Comedy Right
See, rape jokes can be funny!
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.
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…
Many Polling Places Still Aren’t Accessible To Voters With Disabilities
Decades after the Americans with Disabilities Act, we still have polling places that are restrictive to disabled voters. [VICE]
Read this fantastic piece about why street harassment shouldn’t…
Kickass Woman Of The Day: Krystal Cantu Rocks At CrossFit Even After Losing Her Arm
Krystal Cantu, a 25-year-old Texan and member of Ballistic CrossFit, was just a few days away from participating in a competition last summer when she and her boyfriend got into…
This Disabled Lion Forms Sweet Friendships With Everyone He Meets
Bonedigger, a disabled lion at G.W. Exotic Animal Park in Oklahoma, has made some unlikely BFFs in his zookeeper, John Reinke, and a Dachshund named Milo. The lion was born with…
Awesome New Diesel Ads Feature Model In Wheelchair
See that gorgeous lady starring in one of the new spring/summer Diesel ads? That’s a New York fashion blogger named Jillian Mercado. She’s been a fixture in the…
Watch This: Mannequins Modeled After People With Disabilities Challenge Fashion Industry’s Definition of “The Perfect Body”
The traditional body shape of store mannequins is so restrictive and unchanging that a Swedish store’s decision to display a curvy mannequin was enough to cause an uproar. It’s rare…