Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the 21st Century

Sky: Filipinx, eclectic clothing & makeup. Alice: Asian, shaved head, uses ventilator. Derrick: black, bald, beard & glasses.
Three side-by-side Zoom screen captures: Left, Sky; Center, Alice; Right, Derrick

DISABILITY VISIBILITY (the book)

Quote on cover: These essays are the heart, the bones, and the blood of Disability Rights. Gaelynn Lea, musician and activist
The colorful, geometric cover of Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories From the 21st Century edited by Alice Wong

REBIRTH GARMENTS

PASSION AND PURPOSE

Sky is extra colorful! Giant pink earrings, blue lips, black geometric pattern on right eye, & blue, pink, purple headpiece.
Sky shows off their pink plexiglass queer crip-symbol earrings, available in their Etsy shop

SUPPORTING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

“PASSING?” PASS.

“It’s like the theme of this Power Series. There is real power when disabled people get together.

MAKING SPACE FOR JOY

Alice has a peaceful expression and is smiling. She wears dark clothing and has a ventilator attached to nose.

BONUS!

How do you deal with situations where others try and diminish your anxiety?

How are you able to be your whole self?

STAY CONNECTED

Disability Visibility

Rebirth Garments

Thank you to our Disability Power Series sponsors:

  • Influencer: Chicago Public Library
  • Disruptor: Ann Manikas

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