An Unquiet Mind

The Beauty of Spaces Created For and By Disabled People

It is very rare, as a disabled person, that I have an intense sense of belonging, of being not just tolerated or included in a space, but actively owning it.

Oct 22, 2018
Cripple Perks: The Unreasonable Luxury of Living While Disabled

“Accommodations are things that we need, and deserve, in order to lead our lives. But they’re treated—we are treated—like we’re trying to pull one over on the rest of society.”

Aug 15, 2018
Why Can’t We All Get Along: Disagreement Within the Disability Community

I want to surround myself with people who argue with me, for I learn so much more from these conversations.

May 31, 2018
How Disability Helps Me Find Life in Death

“If losing your friends all the time is a dismal way to live, closing yourself off from humanity is even more grim.”

Mar 21, 2018
What My Godfather’s Glass Eye Taught Me About Disability Humor

“When is disability humor appropriate and when isn’t it?”

Feb 22, 2018
Bad Genes: On Fertility and Disability Rights

Living with an unquiet mind is like living with a noisy, restless, anxious human who tugs on your sleeve for attention.

Jan 24, 2018