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I Am More Than My Disability

Belo Cipriani | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Belo Cipriani

When I attend social functions, people focus on my disability. No matter how hard I try to discuss the news or the hottest restaurant, people always revert back to my lack of sight. And at gay parties, people tend to ask more intimate questions.

A Blind Man's Take on Beauty in the Gay Community

Belo Cipriani | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Belo Cipriani

While I have learned to do everything the blind way, I always find myself teaching others how to interact with me -- something I've become better at with time. And, one of the main themes I battle with, especially in the gay community, is the importance of beauty.

12 Ways To Maintain An Awesome Attitude Living With A Disability

Posted 08.27.2013 | Impact

By Jon Bateman, The Mobility Resource I was born with Spina Bifida and one of the biggest challenges of having been born with a disability is that ...

The Stuff No One Talks About

Robert Andy Coombs | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts
Robert Andy Coombs

I discovered my passion before my accident: photography. But since becoming paralyzed, I have realized that I don't want to just make pretty pictures. I want my lens to be a voice.

Heidi Latsky: The Artist to Watch

Donna Fish | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Donna Fish

Some artists are one hit wonders, some get enough acclaim to grow their craft over time. Luckily for us as audience members, choreographer Heidi Latsky never gave up.

Larry Skopnik, Wheelchair-Bound Canadian Man, Thwarts Attempted Robbery (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A wheelchair-bound Vancouver man has been hailed as a local hero after CCTV footage of him helping to thwart a convenience story robbery made its way ...