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Disability Visibility

26 EpisodesProduced by Alice Wong: Disability Activist, Media Maker, ConsultantWebsite

Conversations on disability politics, culture, and media.

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February 22nd, 2024


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Ep 100: Podcasting

April 4th, 2021



Today’s subject is this podcast because it’s episode 100!! Whether this is the first time you’re listening or if you’re a longtime listener, this podcast is co-audio produced by three people and myself: Sarika Mehta,

Ep 99: Online Activism

March 21st, 2021



Today I’m in conversation with my friends Andrew Pulrang and Gregg Beratan. The three of us are co-partners in #CripTheVote, an online movement …

Ep 98: Disabled Students

March 7th, 2021



Today I’m in conversation with Alena Morales, who will graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences with a minor in Disability Studies at UC Berkeley in Spring 2021. Alena is a queer disabled advocate of …

Ep 97: Disabled Refugees

February 22nd, 2021



Today I’m in conversation with Mustafa Rfat. Mustafa is a graduate student in the Public Administration Program at West Virginia University. He’s also a trainee at Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental …

Ep 96: Art and Technology

February 7th, 2021



Today’s episode is about art and technology featuring a conversation with Lindsey D. Felt and Vanessa Chang. Lindsey and Vanessa curated Recoding …

Ep 95: Black Doctors with Disabilities

January 23rd, 2021



In today’s episode I’m in conversation with Dr. Justin Bullock. Justin is currently an Internal Medicine Resident in San Francisco, California. …

Ep 94: Healthcare Rationing

January 10th, 2021



It’s been over eleven months since the pandemic emerged in the United States and things are worse than ever. Hospitals across the country have …

Ep 93: Indigenous Disabled Creators

December 26th, 2020



Today’s episode features an interview with Johnnie Jae who is from the Otoe-Missouria and Choctaw tribes of Oklahoma. Johnnie is a journalist, organizer, creator, and futurist and the founder of A Tribe Called Geek, …

Ep 92: Disabled Afro-Latina Artists

December 12th, 2020



Today’s episode features an interview with Jen White-Johnson, an Afro-Latina disabled artist, photographer, educator, and designer. Jen is also an Assistant Professor of Visual Communication at Bowie State University. …

Ep 91: Disabled Engineers

November 29th, 2020



Today’s episode features an interview with Emily Ackerman, a doctoral candidate in chemical engineering at the University of Pittsburgh and a disabled activist. Emily will talk about how she got into chemical …

Ep 90: Disabled Immigrants

November 16th, 2020


  Every political issue is a disability issue and as the daughter of immigrants, I know that immigration is an important disability issue. Today I …

Ep 89: Museums

November 1st, 2020


  I love museums. I miss going to them but am glad there are so many museums with online exhibits and programming. Today we’re talking about museums with Amanda Cachia, … Continue Reading Ep 89: Museums

Ep 88: Policy

October 19th, 2020


  With Election Day just two weeks away in the United States on November 3rd, this is the perfect time to talk about policy. Today’s episode features …

Ep 87: Climate Action

October 5th, 2020


  Today’s episode is on climate action with Kera Sherwood-O’Regan, an indigenous multidisciplinary storyteller and activist based in Aotearoa, also …

Ep 86: Transportation

September 20th, 2020


  Today’s episode is about transportation with Maddy Ruvolo. Maddy is a disabled urban planner passionate about transportation access for the …

Ep 85: Fat Liberation

September 7th, 2020


  Today’s episode is all about fat liberation with Max Airborne and Caleb Luna. Max is an organizer for collective liberation, rooted in fat …

Ep 84: Anthologies

August 23rd, 2020


  Today’s episode is all about anthologies with Kelly Jensen, a writer and editor who has a new anthology out now titled, Body Talk: 37 Voices …

Ep 83: Disabled Dancers

August 8th, 2020


  Today’s episode is all about disabled dancers with India Harville, an African American queer disabled femme teacher, somatic bodyworker, dancer, instructor, activist, and educator. You’ll hear India talk about …

82a: Americans with Disabilities Act

July 26th, 2020


  Surprise! This is a bonus episode talking about disability rights and the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (also known as the ADA). I recently spoke with … Continue Reading 82a: Americans with …

Ep 82: Americans with Disabilities Act

July 26th, 2020


  Today is July 26, 2020 and in the United States it is the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, also known as the ADA. I’m much …

Ep 81: Bioethics

July 12th, 2020


  We’re right in the middle of the summer and the coronavirus pandemic in the United States and other countries around the world continues to spread with little end in … Continue Reading Ep 81: Bioethics

Ep 80: Fashion

June 28th, 2020


  Today’s episode is about fashion with Stephanie Thomas. Stephanie is a Disability Fashion Styling Expert and Founder and CEO of Cur8able, a business dedicated to the art and science … Continue Reading Ep 80: Fashion

Ep 79: Disabled Candidates

June 15th, 2020


For the last four years I’ve been a co-partner #CripTheVote which is an online movement encouraging the political participation of disabled people. …

Ep 78: Hate Crimes

June 1st, 2020


  Today’s episode is about hate crimes with Dr. Sachin Pavithran, the Director of Policy at the Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State …

Ep 77: Mental Health Advocacy

May 17th, 2020


  This May is Mental Health Awareness month and today I speak with Kathy Flaherty about mental health advocacy. Kathy is the Executive Director of Connecticut Legal Rights Project a … Continue Reading Ep 77: Mental …

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