Tag Archives: Disability History

Non-Violent Direct Action Protest and Disability

Listen (28 min) ADAPT is a dynamic direct action group that blocks streets, sits in at the offices of D.C. politicos, and raises hell about the rights of disabled people. They bring hundreds of people with disabilities to their national … Continue reading

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Transcript — Fading Scars: My Queer Disability History

ADRIENNE LAUBY: Welcome to Pushing Limits, KPFA’s program by, for, and about people with disabilities. I’m Adrienne Lauby. Local independent scholar Corbett O’Toole has first-hand experience with the creation of the west coast Independent Living Movement.  She brings those early … Continue reading

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How Exceptional Was The Time and The Place?

By Eddie Ytuarte Kim Nielsen, who is interviewed in our special, shows us how race, gender, class, and even immigration status interweaves with disability.  She helps us realize that even some non-disabled groups of people were treated as having a … Continue reading

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