Authentic Representation. What is it, really?
Ari brings their unique perspective and eloquent wordsmithery to the topic of authentic representation in the disability space. This piece takes us on a journey through time, beginning in 20th-century disability history, before sending us on a wild ride of ideas and debates from Ari's colourful lens. Strap in for a wonderfully educational and mind-opening read.
What Autistic Pride Day Means for Our Family
Amy talks about her journey with her son Micah and their celebration of 'Autistic Pride Day'
In Between Sentences: where words and disability meet
Bart English, one of our team, is a talented poet. In this piece, Bart discusses his latest work: "In Between Sentences"
Caption Legislation needed to put Aotearoa in step with other OECD Nations
Hope Cotton is a member of The Hive, a group of young people helping to shape policy. She's a proud member of the Deaf community and relies on captions for information access. Here she speaks about the changes needed for her to better experience the world around her.
Alice Mander on Disability and Feminism
This long form piece - edited by Umi Asaka and Roberta Francis Watene and written by Alice Mander considers disability and feminism
Latifa Daud on the Complexity of Privilege
2020 has taught us all about privilege in more ways than one. From having a safe place to quarantine in, to being able to sleep in your bed without being shot by the police. The reality that these rights are not afforded to everyone has slapped us all in the face.
Accessibility: a makeshift kind of love
There's nothing like getting a message that says, We’re getting married! Only looking at accessible venues. (red love heart emoji).
Riding in cars with activists
Independence is getting people to drive my van.
The Podcast Breaking New Media Ground For Disabled People
Olivia Shivas and Rebecca Dubber are asking the tough questions.