Onward to ABD!

Greetings, Internet! First, an announcement: My NYT essay, “My Life with Paralysis, It’s a Workout” is going to be included in the anthology, About Us: Essays from the New York Times’ Disability Series. It will be published September 3rd, and I will use any and all opportunities to plug it until then, because holy moly, … Continue reading Onward to ABD!

Adventures in Paratransit, Part Two: Two Strikes for Access-a-Ride

Greetings, internet! A while back, I wrote about Access-A-Ride (AAR). I complained about it, but only because it is virtually the only inter-borough travel option I have as a wheelchair user in NYC, and it is not very good. It is unreliable, disorganized, and very likely understaffed and overscheduled. Since that post, it has gotten … Continue reading Adventures in Paratransit, Part Two: Two Strikes for Access-a-Ride

Thoughts on Cripface (also why you should avoid “Me Before You”)

I was just going to do a post on the upcoming film “Me Before You,” which has been getting a ton of backlash lately for its portrayal of disability. While writing this, I may have rambled about things that have already been mentioned elsewhere (and have posted a couple of links related to the backlash … Continue reading Thoughts on Cripface (also why you should avoid “Me Before You”)