This page contains resources about Simi Linton for media
Speaking topics Simi Linton is available to the
media to speak about.
Media coverage featuring or
quoting Simi Linton
Recent publications by Simi Linton
What follows is a sample of the kinds of current and emerging
issues that Simi Linton is available to discuss with media professionals.
Disability and the arts and entertainment professions
Disabled Iraqi vets
Disability rights movement - the other
civil rights movement
Advances and remaining obstacles
and the arts and entertainment professions
Available to the press
for commentary on themes, characterizations, casting decisions
and representations of disabled people on stage and screen.
She has written about the clichés
and stereotypes often seen in theatre and film, pointing out
how we can achieve greater accuracy and authenticity in representing
disabled people and ideas about disability.
Simi Linton has
personal and professional relationships with numerous disabled
artists – women
and men who use their unique configuration of body, voice and
mind in their artistic work. She can help reporters identify
key figures to interview, and can suggest current initiatives
and projects worth writing about.