Cover Photo: detail from a 16th-century painting of Jesus Christ healing Jairus's daughter: Christ, in a blue robe, grasps the daughter's hand; she is all in white, lying in a gold bed, surrounded by onlookers
Detail of 'The Healing of Jairus' Daughter' (ca. 1520–25)/The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Save Me From the Cure Evangelists

It upsets cure evangelists to see evidence of disability, right there in front of them.

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.


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Is this going to be the day someone disappoints, reveals the tremendous gap between our two lives?

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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.