Healthcare Inclusion Vote 2020

The Candidates’ Silence on Disability Rights During the Debates Is Nothing New

It is just one of many ways 2020 Democratic candidates have disregarded disability issues. By ROBYN POWELL REWIRE.NEWS Over two nights of debates, not a single Democratic presidential hopeful explicitly mentioned a traditionally overlooked voting bloc: people with disabilities. This failure to recognize disabled people is just one of the many ways 2020 candidates have […]

Inclusion News Vote 2020

People With Disabilities Face Challenges Campaigning for Office. This Group Wants to Change That

The American political class has become increasingly diverse in recent years, but people with disabilities remain extremely underrepresented — apart from a few notable politicians, including Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a paraplegic, and Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who lost both of her legs in a grenade attack while serving in Iraq. By ABIGAIL ABRAMS, TIME […]

Inclusion LGBTQ

Pride Month Too Often Overlooks LGBTQ Members With Disabilities

By SARA KIM, FORBES This month marks the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Inn riots. Since then, June has been recognized as Pride Month, dedicated to celebrating the resilience, perseverance and unity of the LGBTQ community. During a time when diversity and inclusion are the main pillars of Pride, people with disabilities are still […]

Inclusion News Super Bowl Technology

Microsoft’s Emotional New Super Bowl Ad Promotes the Adaptive Controller

By STEFANIE FOGEL, VARIETY.COM “When everybody plays, we all win,” is the message behind Microsoft’s emotional new Super Bowl commercial, its first in four years. The video debuted on Thursday and features a number of children with disabilities who talk about how Microsoft’s new Xbox Adaptive Controller helps them play video games. The tech giant […]