Yes, I know it’s Fiction, and Yes I’m Still Going to Criticize it

Any time I criticize the representation (or lack thereof) of disability in fictional media, I inevitably get all three of the following responses either in the comments here or on Twitter. This is fiction, it's not real, lighten up (often not worded so politely) If you don't like it, don't read, watch or listen to … Continue reading Yes, I know it’s Fiction, and Yes I’m Still Going to Criticize it

How Technology Makes it Easier for the Film Industry to Discriminate Against Disabled People

Lately there has been a lot of news about how the ACLU is pushing for a civil rights inquiry into the systemic discrimination against women in film and television. This investigation would look at the disparities in the number of women in position of authority in the industry as well as pay disparities. This is … Continue reading How Technology Makes it Easier for the Film Industry to Discriminate Against Disabled People