Covering: gender, disability, social issues, politics and culture. Columbia Journalism School grad. Bylines: The New York Times, HuffPost, Quartz, Teen Vogue, Bustle, Columbia Journalism Review.
Livestreaming ‘Made All the Difference’ for Some Disabled Art Lovers
When shuttered venues embraced streaming during the pandemic, the arts became more accessible. With live performance back, and streams dwindling, many feel forgotten.
Disabled Doctors Were Called Too ‘Weak’ To Be In Medicine. It’s Hurting The Entire System.
More than a dozen doctors with disabilities say discrimination, lack of support and “grind culture” make it nearly impossible to thrive in their chosen careers.
Overlooked No More: Kitty Cone, Trailblazer of the Disability Rights Movement
It wasn’t long after Kitty Cone had enrolled at the Mount Vernon Seminary in Washington that she felt the grip of discrimination.
How Equity Is Lost When Companies Hire Only Workers With Disabilities
Employment remains an elusive goal for many. A recent hiring strategy may win pats on the back, but advocates fear it may pigeonhole people with disabilities.
30 Years Later, Disabled Americans Are Still Fighting For Their Civil Rights
The Americans With Disabilities Act passed in 1990, declaring equality for disabled people across the country. But activists say the work isn’t done.
Dating With a Disability | The New York Times
Women with disabilities often begin to date much later in life, and they struggle in a dating culture that places a premium on physical appearance.
Alice Wong Wants To Make Space For More Disabled Asian Americans Like Her
Alice Wong doesn’t want to take up a whole lot of space. Instead, she wants to create it. And for the better part of the last decade, she has.
Hulu’s ‘Run’ Is A Classic Thriller — Except For 1 Major Thing
What lengths would you go to ensure that your loved ones are safe — or to ensure that they never find out the truth about you?
HuffPost Event: Building Resilience In The Workplace During COVID-19
In the age of COVID-19, an economic crisis, a highly divisive presidential election and a nationwide reckoning with systemic racism, bouncing back from hardships has taken on a whole new meaning this year.
My Disability Is Obvious In Job Interviews. Is That A Bad Thing?
“So… how does the winter weather affect you?” I sat across from the person interviewing me for a job I really wanted, totally unsure of how to respond.
Traveling while disabled is four times more expensive
Most accommodations that people with disabilities need in order to get from point A to point B are only available through luxury travel. Here's why traveling with a disability can sometimes come with a steep price tag.
Long Road To Hollywood: Why Actors With Disabilities Have Yet To Be Recognized
It often takes decades for disabled actors to break into the entertainment industry. But why?
People Most Vulnerable To Coronavirus Are Urging Others To Stay Home. Here’s Why.
Disabled and immunocompromised people are tweeting with #HighRiskCOVID19 to explain why social distancing can mean the difference between life and death.
Emily Barker Wants Accessibility To Become The Norm
Like many disabled people, Emily Barker has been in survival mode for far too long.
The 2020 Election Has Been Groundbreaking For Disability Rights — But Now What?
With Joe Biden as the presumptive Democratic nominee, some disabled advocates are anxious about whether the momentum will last.