Cover Photo: A close-up photograph of Britney Spears, a white woman with platinum blonde hair, as she stares into camera and dances during a music video.
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Britney Spears’s Conservatorship and the Harm of “For Your Own Good”

What’s terrifying about Spears’s situation, for a certain kind of disabled person, is that we are a razor’s edge away from joining her.

ThisisAn Unquiet Mind, a National Magazine Award-winning column by s.e. smith that explores disability identity and its interaction with the world at large.

s.e. smith is a National Magazine Award-winning Northern California-based writer who has appeared in The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Esquire, Bitch Magazine, and numerous other fine publications.