It has been eons since I’ve posted to Disability Culture Watch, but I am moved to post by the events of the last week. Namely, the protests in Los Angeles and around the country at the decision by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to grant the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Jerry […]
Archive for the 'Disability Rights' Category
Some of you may have seen the new Liberty Mutual advertisement about a disabled woman on a mission. If you haven’t seen it on TV, check it out here on youtube.
It is important to let them know what the disability community thinks about this initiative. Make it a point to go to their […]
I recently posted a comparison between Clinton and Obama on disability issues - here is the link.
As always, there are complex factors to be weighed in deciding which candidate best represents our issues. In Tuesday’s debate, Obama made a statement about his regret about his vote on the Schiavo case, and today I went […]
The Obama vs Clinton issue is in the air, and there is much that could be said. For the purposes of Disability Culture Watch, I am monitoring two issues – disability and, of course, the arts.
Based on campaign materials and the American Association of People with Disabilities Election Action Center, it appears that Barack […]