What a hysterectomy at 31 is actually like — because the doctors won't tell you the details
In December of last year, when I was 31, I underwent a hysterectomy. Surgery was a hard choice...
This Year, Pride Returned to Its Radical Roots
It’s now been more than five decades since cops raided yet another gay bar in New York and a group of disabled, queer people of color...
Disabled People (Might) Finally Get Emojis That Represent Us
There are currently 2,666 emojis in the dictionary we all have access to on our phones and computers. You know, those tiny, colorful symbols that we use to punctuate our texts and tweets. Of those 2,666 emojis, exactly one represents disability.
Stephen Hawking's Disability Wasn't Something To 'Overcome'
The official news alert announcing that world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking had died at age 76 popped up on my phone Wednesday, just a few minutes after I first heard...
Nihil De Nobis, Sine Nobis
I am 30 years old before I see myself—my disabled self—in any kind of science fiction. Nobody meant to write about me. It’s early 2017 and I’m reading The Expanse series. Okay, I’m devouring The Expanse series, because my boyfriend and I watched the first episode of the television show so...