Highlights from Corbett Joan O’Toole’s reading from her new memoir, Fading Scars: My Queer Disability History.    Partial transcript available here. Arriving in Berkeley among the first wave of people with disabilities, Corbett O’Toole experienced the creation of the west coast Independent Living Movement first hand.  In this book, she brings those early days to life.  … Continued


We speak with Arlene Moore who simply can’t be knocked down without getting up again. Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, scoliosis, stroke…who cares? Arlene rises to the challenge and, with the love of her husband Gary Moore, finds the strength of mind and character to live life to its fullest. It’s the day before Halloween and we … Continued