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For Women Under Conservatorship, Forced Birth Control Is Routine For Women Under Conservatorship, Forced Birth Control Is Routine

Advocates were not surprised when Britney Spears said she wasn’t allowed to have her IUD removed. They’d heard similar stories before.

Jul 15, 2021 / Sara Luterman

A person in wheelchair, being pushed by another person, waiting to cast their vote in the Wisconsin primary election

The Community That May Be Hurt Most by Republican Voter Restrictions: Americans With Disabilities The Community That May Be Hurt Most by Republican Voter Restrictions: Americans With Disabilities

Bills making it harder for them to vote from home are an affront to their civil rights.

Jul 13, 2021 / no-paywall / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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Letters From the July 26/August 2, 2021, Issue Letters From the July 26/August 2, 2021, Issue

Holiday spirit… The other greenhouse gases… A last resort… A plague on both houses (web only)…

Jul 13, 2021 / Letters / Our Readers and Gilbert Achcar

Disabling Utopia to Save It

Disabling Utopia to Save It Disabling Utopia to Save It

Society can benefit from conjuring worlds that model diversity and inclusion.

Jul 14, 2021 / Feature / s.e. smith

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Maybe We Shouldn’t Go Back to Normal Maybe We Shouldn’t Go Back to Normal

“Normal has always been a perilous reality.”

Jun 30, 2021 / Something Is Happening Here / Bri M.

Ibrahim Hammad

Life in Gaza With Down Syndrome Life in Gaza With Down Syndrome

Ibrahim Hammad, 12, has never been allowed to leave the 140-square-mile territory.

Jun 1, 2021 / Sara Luterman

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Letters From the May 3/10, 2021, Issue Letters From the May 3/10, 2021, Issue

Disability access… Where is the joy?… Calexit vs. the filibuster… Black sci-fi worldmaking…

Apr 20, 2021 / Letters / Our Readers

Lego bricks Autism

As Private Equity Comes to Dominate Autism Services… As Private Equity Comes to Dominate Autism Services…

It’s time to ask ourselves how long we want to keep rewarding bad behavior.

Apr 2, 2021 / John Summers

Free Britney

Abolish Guardianship, Preserve the Rights of Disabled People, and Free Britney Abolish Guardianship, Preserve the Rights of Disabled People, and Free Britney

Stripping a person of their legal rights is inherently dangerous and dehumanizing.

Mar 6, 2021 / Editorial / Sara Luterman

David M. Perry leans in to get a kiss on the cheek from his son.

I Shouldn’t Have to Dehumanize My Son to Get Him Support I Shouldn’t Have to Dehumanize My Son to Get Him Support

Instead of focusing on the challenges facing disabled people, we should emphasize goals.

Mar 9, 2021 / Feature / David M. Perry

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