Tag Archives: Adrienne Lauby

Congo Handicap with Francine Atosha Mbusa

Listen (29 min) Although the eastern part of her country is engulfed in civil war, Francine Atosha Mbusa lives, works and takes empowering action in exactly that region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).   The government of the DRC … Continue reading

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Disability: The Best and Worst of 2017

Listen (29 min.) Jacob Lesner-Buxton joins our crew for 30 minutes of analysis and reflection on the events of 2017 for people with disabilities. Some topics: 1. U.S. involved wars cause death and disability in Afghanistan, Mexico, Syria, Iraq, Yemen … Continue reading

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Does It Get Better for Queer Disabled Teens?

Listen (28 min) Listen (10 min excerpt) Listen: Access Issues We’ve all seen the T-shirts, the articles and the splash on the Internet.  “It Gets Better” is the new buzz.  Spurred after a dramatic upsurge in youth LGBTQI suicides, Dan … Continue reading

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“Crooked Beauty”

Listen through KPFA’s Archives: http://www.kpfa.org/archive/id/69940 Excerpts of personal narrative by Jacks McNamara from the documentary, “Crooked Beauty”; a poetic chronicle of her transformative journey from psych ward patient to pioneering mental health advocacy. The film supports McNamara’s voice with an evocative, original music … Continue reading

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Popcorn-Eating Day

Listen through the KPFA Archives: http://www.kpfa.org/archive/id/69572 30 min A discussion about two films by people with disabilities. “When I am Not Alone” is an award-winning movie about the trials and triumphs of Sam Durbin, a transgendered man.  Sam lives with … Continue reading

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