Sometimes, we take accessible buildings for granted; but they aren’t always accessible for people living with disabilities and our rights aren’t always granted.  Every now and then we have to make some noise, show up and be counted, prepare for a smack down… So it was at the California Building Standards Commission last week.  Couldn’t … Continued


Pushing Limits

Teaching Queer and Disability History

Beginning this January, a groundbreaking law requires the teaching of disability history — and the history of lesbians, gays, bi-sexuals and transgendered people — to be integrated into social studies class work.  It’s called the FAIR Education Act. We talk to two women who work with school boards and others to make the requirements of … Continued


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