Issues on Media Images and Portrayals


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 . . .)

Recent News

May 29, 2016

by Janine Bertram

Lights, camera and a stale theme with a deadly twist sum up "Me Before You", book and movie.  This plot has the potential of danger for people with disabilities so we are taking a detour from Road to Freedom Bus Tour news to write about it.

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May 29, 2016

by David Bekhour

Note: This piece contains spoilers about the film Me Before You.

May 26, 2016

by Denver Nicks

Warning: Spoilers for both the book and movie version of Me Before You ahead.

Some members of the disabled community and their advocates are protesting how upcoming romantic film Me Before You portrays a disabled character.