Disability Visibility

25 EpisodesProduced by Alice Wong: Disability Activist, Media Maker, Consultant

Conversations on disability politics, culture, and media.

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Ep 53: Disabled Editors

June 16th, 2019

30:31

Today’s episode is features a conversation with two disabled editors and writers: Elsa Sjunneson-Henry and Dominik Parisien. Elsa and Dominik were guest co-editors in chief of Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction, an …

Ep 52: Podcasting

June 2nd, 2019

31:03

 

Today’s episode is all about podcasting with two disabled podcasters: Bri M. and Thomas Reid. Bri is the creator of the Power Not Pity podcast and Thomas is the creator of Reid My Mind. Both Bri and Thomas share why …

Ep 51: Disabled Artists

May 19th, 2019

31:41
Title: Kevin Haywahe, Assiniboine First Nation, 1990, pigment print on archival paper. By Jeff Thomas: “The photo I have attached is from my powwow portrait series ‘Strong Hearts.’ My aim is to take an iconic image of …

Ep 50: Disabled Lawyers

May 6th, 2019

43:49

Today’s episode is about disabled lawyers with Hamza Jaka and Britney Wilson. Hamza is a recent graduate from UC Berkeley’s School of Law. Hamza …

Ep 49: Young Adult Literature

April 21st, 2019

30:02

Diverse representation in literature is incredibly important for young people in their formative years and today’s episode is all about Young Adult …

Ep 48: Care Work

April 7th, 2019

27:54


Today’s episode is on care work with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, a writer, cultural worker, teacher, and trainer based in the Pacific …

Ep 47: Design with Liz Jackson

March 24th, 2019

25:21

 

Today’s episode is on design with my guest Liz Jackson, co-founder of Project Thisten and founder of The Disabled List, a design organization that engages in disability as a creative practice. Liz will talk about her …

Ep 46: Disability Studies

March 10th, 2019

31:54

Today’s topic is disability studies featuring a discussion with two scholars, Dr. Sami Schalk and Dr. Subini Annamma. Disability studies is an …

Ep 45: Mental Health and People of Color

February 24th, 2019

25:01

Today’s episode is about mental health and people of color. My guest today is Dior Vargas, a Latina Feminist Mental Health Activist and the creator …

Ep 44: Disabled Writers with Carly Findlay

February 10th, 2019

31:27

Today I talk with Carly Findlay, author of a new book titled Say Hello published by Harper Collins. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Carly is a …

Ep 43: Disabled “Fakers”

January 27th, 2019

29:41

Today’s episode is about disabled “fakers,” that is, the misconceptions and stereotypes of disabled people exaggerating or faking their disabilities. I talk with Doron Dorfman, incoming Associate Professor of Law …

Ep 42: Employment

January 13th, 2019

36:42

Today’s episode is about is employment with two professors from the University of Illinois at Chicago about their research. First, Rooshey Hasnain will talk about a recent pilot project in … Continue Reading Ep 42: …

Ep 41: Deaf in Prison

December 30th, 2018

33:21

Today’s episode is about is about D/deaf people in prison. My guests are Claudia Center and TL Lewis. Both Claudia and TL will talk about a case filed by the … Continue Reading Ep 41: Deaf in Prison

Ep 40: Disabled Writers with Keah Brown

December 16th, 2018

29:44

Today’s episode is about disabled writers with Keah Brown, journalist, freelance writer, and creator of the hashtag #DisabledAndCute. Keah will talk …

Ep 39: Sex Education

December 4th, 2018

34:11

Today’s episode is about sex education with Julia Bascom and Robin Wilson-Beattie. Both Julia and Robin talk about what inclusive sex education looks …

Ep 38: Food Accessibility

November 19th, 2018

27:40

Today’s episode is about food accessibility with Shona Louise, a disabled writer and activist from the UK. We talk about what food accessibility means for disabled people’s independence and health. … Continue Reading Ep …

Ep 37: Political Participation

November 4th, 2018

30:49

Today’s episode is about political participation featuring interviews with two disabled activists. First, I speak with Reyma McCoy McDeid, Executive …

Ep 36: Disabled Entrepreneurs

October 21st, 2018

33:56

  Today’s episode is about disabled entrepreneurs. First, I talk with 3 sisters in business together: Mary, Hannah, Emma Layden about their business, love♡bili♡nyc, an apparel company that promotes disability awareness …

Ep 35: Mentoring

October 7th, 2018

36:08

  Did you know that the third Wednesday of every October is Disability Mentoring Day? This day is connected to month-long activities for the National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Today’s episode … Continue …

Ep 34: Intersectionality

September 25th, 2018

34:19

  Today’s episode is about intersectionality with Sandy Ho and Jean-Luc Pierite. Jean-Luc works at the Fab Foundation, a non-profit based in Boston and is the President of the Board … Continue Reading Ep 34: …

Ep 33: Disabled Musicians

September 10th, 2018

34:58

  Today’s episode features an interview with musician, performer, and songwriter Gaelynn Lea, winner of NPR’s Tiny Desk contest in 2016. Gaelynn talks about her activism, what it’s like on … Continue Reading Ep 33: …

Ep 32: Disabled Refugees

August 27th, 2018

27:31

  Today’s episode is about disabled refugees featuring an interview with Dr. Mansha Mirza, Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Along with Dr. Rooshey Hasnain, Mansha is Co-Principal … Continue …

Ep 31: Disabled Inventors

August 13th, 2018

31:07

  Today’s episode is about disabled inventors, featuring an interview with Jane Hartman Adamé, Co-Founder and Co-Inventor of Keela Cup, a new menstrual cup designed for all types of bodies … Continue Reading Ep 31: …

Ep 30: Film Criticism

July 30th, 2018

32:32

Today’s episode is about film criticism with two disabled film critics, Kristen Lopez and Angelo Muredda. Kristen and Angelo discuss how they became film critics, the challenges of being a … Continue Reading Ep 30: Film …

Ep 29: Robotics

July 17th, 2018

32:32

Today’s episode is about robotics featuring an interview with Kavita Krishnaswamy, a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Kavita will share how she got … Continue Reading …

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