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Media Images and Portrayals Issues

The disability community lacks access to participate in various forms of media, including film, television, web-based media, comics, and gaming as both potential employees and customers. Disabled actors are given little opportunity to audition for any roles, let alone disabled ones, and disabled crew members, including writers and directors, are seldom given the opportunity to work in the industry. Some of this is due to stigma (continue reading . . .)

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May 26, 2016

by Haley Goldbert

"Me Before You" is the latest film promoting the antiquated theme that it is better to be dead than disabled. This film grossly misrepresents the lived experience of disabled people around the world.

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