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Networks, We Need A Real 'Gimpy' Character

Posted 05.30.2013 | Impact

By Jane Hash, The Mobility Resource Images of people with disabilities are finally starting to appear on regularly scheduled television shows. Fir...

Fearless 'Push Girl' Tiphany Adams: 'It's Okay To Be Vulnerable'

The Huffington Post | Elizabeth Kuster | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living

On October 15, 2000, Tiphany Adams, then a high-school senior in Northern California, was a passenger in a car that was hit head-on by a drunk driver ...

No Labels, Please

Tiphany Adams | Posted 09.30.2012 | Impact
Tiphany Adams

I just can't stand the idea of being labeled. Yeah, I know we all do it. It is just an easy way to define people. As I live with paralysis, I realize that labels are more confining than my wheelchair.

Fearless 'Push Girl' Auti Angel: 'Once You Fall In Love With The Person, You Forget About The Wheelchair'

The Huffington Post | Elizabeth Kuster | Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living

On May 2, 1992, professional hip-hop dancer Auti Angel was on the verge of signing a recording contract with Columbia Records. The next day, her spina...

The Workplace And Wheelchairs

Mia Schaikewitz | Posted 09.02.2012 | Impact
Mia Schaikewitz

I've been fortunate to find open-minded individuals who realized even though I use a wheelchair, I work just as hard as anybody else. My hope is that some day, business owners will not have to know someone personally to care about making their environment accessible.

Fearless 'Push Girl' Mia Schaikewitz: 'Being Paralyzed Is My Perfect Life Challenge!'

The Huffington Post | Elizabeth Kuster | Posted 06.22.2012 | Healthy Living

When she was 15 years old, Mia Schaikewitz was a competitive swimmer in Atlanta. Suddenly one night she found that she couldn't move her legs. Twelve ...

Pregnant and Paraplegic: Reality I Can Live With

Auti Angel | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact
Auti Angel

Like a lot of childless women in their 40s, I hear my biological clock ticking and am thinking about starting a family with my husband. Unlike a lot of my fellow mothers-to-be, I'm paraplegic.

Fearless 'Push Girl' Angela Rockwood: 'I Literally Just Push Through It All And Try To Stay Positive'

The Huffington Post | Elizabeth Kuster | Posted 06.14.2012 | Healthy Living

On September 2, 2001, Angela Rockwood was a successful model preparing to marry her fiancé and soul mate, actor Dustin Nguyen. One day later, a car a...

'Push Girl' Auti Angel: 'I'm Fulfilling My Dreams' (VIDEO)

Posted 06.07.2012 | Healthy Living

When dancer Auti Angel was 22 and on the verge of signing a record deal, a car accident nearly stole her show-business dream. "A car clipped the front...

The Good, The Bad, And the Sexy: Push Girls on the Sundance Channel

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.05.2012 | TV
Regina Weinreich

The reality show format has proven itself as a mesmerizing vehicle for examining life's vicissitudes. Push Girls offers a glimpse into a world that may have been eh, pushed aside.

What To Watch This Week

Posted 06.28.2012 | TV

Waiting sucks, but we're pleased to report that the wait is finally over for the new season of "True Blood," which premieres Sunday, June 10 at 9 p.m....

What Does 'Push Girls' Accomplish?

The New York Times | Posted 06.04.2012 | Women

"Push Girls," a reality show about five attractive women in wheelchairs, is likely to engender a number of reactions in viewers, not all of them helpf...

'Push Girls' Break Wheelchair Boundaries

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2012 | Healthy Living

* Sundance Channel doc looks at lives of feisty women * Nothing off limits for inspiring series * Producer hopes series ...

What To Watch On TV This Week

Posted 04.16.2012 | TV

Between cut-throat competition on "The Voice," the return of "Revenge" and four premieres (including the highly-anticipated "Veep"), this week in TV i...

4 Paralyzed Women On New Reality Show: You Don't Have To Look Away

Posted 01.18.2012 | Impact

For the four paralyzed women starring in a new reality series, the show is about pushing right through stereotypes, disappointments and career obstacl...