Academy Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin told reporters, “There have been only a handful of people talking about the lack of inclusion of people with disabilities” in the film industry and Hollywood. Read more
The ABC television show ‘Speechless’ highlighted the concept of ‘inspiration porn’ on a recent episode. The term is used in opposition of stories that label people with disabilities as “inspirational” because of their disability. Read more
Writer, actor and comedian Maysoon Zayid details her experience with disability, the media and more in her TED Talk. Find the talk here.
A new report dissecting disability and representation in Hollywood is out, and the results don’t bode well for inclusion in the movie industry. Read more
The New York Times features a rundown of horror films that have incorporated disability, including a new film, “Don’t Breathe.” Read more
Brazil’s edition of Vogue Magazine is drawing criticism for a Photoshop maneuver using two models without disabilities to represent two Paralympians. Read more