Love, Disability, and Movies
“My black disabled body is not the body reflected on screen.”
Atonement Becoming JaneBecoming JaneJane!Pride and Prejudice Becoming Jane
The ProposalThe Wedding Date.Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
Pride and Prejudice Atonement
Forrest Gump Penelope,
I also want to be unapologetic in my feminism. I want to believe Beyoncé when she says I am flawless. I want to pretend that I see myself the way I think she wants all women to see themselves.
The DuffCharlie’s AngelsA Walk to Remember—Becoming Jane
Keah Brown is a reader not a fighter. A lover and a writer. She has a BA in Journalism from The State University of New York at Fredonia. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Toast, Femsplain, Catapult, and Atticus Review among other publications. She laughs at her own tweets @Keah_Maria.
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