Disability and the media – the good bad, and the cringe.
We air excerpts from a conversation about how Hollywood presents people with disabilities hosted by Santa Barbara’s Independent Living Resource Center Rapid Response Committee. Then we talk to New York-based comic, Mike Cotayo and Florida-based actress singer-songwriter Danielle Hollobaugh about their experiences as disabled people in the industry.
The horrors of inspiration porn. Programs that do a decent job portraying people with disabilities.
Should non-disabled actors play a character with a disability? Our panel was divided. What’s your opinion?
Marsha Cutting, Emily Bridges, Christine DiBella, Beck Levin, Michael Levinson, Joyful Jonie Gold, and Dennis Anello.