VIDEO: Gabrielle Giffords’ Inspirational DNC Speech


“In Congress, I learned a powerful lesson: strong women get things done.” Last night at the Democratic National Convention, Gabrielle Giffords, a former member of the House of Representatives, addressed a large crowd of people in Philadelphia. She, like many of the other speakers at the convention, talked about the benefits of a Hillary Clinton […]

Strides for Starbucks: Deaf Partners Welcome at New Cafe in Malaysia


The coffee-drinking (and disabled) community celebrated a victory this week with its opening of the first-ever cafe powered by deaf baristas. Starbucks has just taken a huge leap for those coffee lovers who might have trouble being a barista in their favorite cafe. They have dedicated one of their franchises in Malaysia to hiring deaf baristas. Ten […]

Me Before You: What We Can Learn from its Journey from Page to Screen

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Recently, the movie adaptation of the novel Me Before You sparked controversy from the disabled community and their allies for a variety of reasons. The mainstream movie faced harsh criticism over its storyline involving Will Traynor, a quadriplegic man, who ends up committing assisted suicide to the dismay of his caretaker and love interest, Louisa […]