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.

Karen Fratti | August 25, 2016 - 2:05 pm

Student With Cerebral Palsy Walks For The First Time At His High School Graduation

In case you haven’t ugly-cried today.

Kelly Kanayama | May 24, 2016 - 3:11 pm

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.

Robyn Pennacchia | December 2, 2015 - 2:30 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 2, 2015 - 10:30 am

Adrienne Truscott Does Rape Comedy Right

See, rape jokes can be funny!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 21, 2015 - 5:30 pm

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

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 4, 2014 - 5:40 pm

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…

Claire Hannum | September 11, 2014 - 11:30 am

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…

Claire Hannum | August 14, 2014 - 2:40 pm

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 23, 2014 - 6:00 pm

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 6, 2013 - 3:40 pm
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