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Lauren Potter

Lauren Potter of Glee: Down Syndrome Couldn't Keep Me From Following My Dreams

Lauren Potter | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact
Lauren Potter

As a girl who has accomplished things that many didn't think were possible, I know that people can be wrong when they judge someone else just because they are different.

'I Haven't Been Written Back In Yet'

Posted 04.17.2013 | TV

Sue Sylvester's future on "Glee" is still up in the air. In last week's episode "Shooting Star," Jane Lynch's Sue Sylvester took the blame when bu...

Jaimie Etkin

Behind 'Glee's' Most Controversial Episode Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 04.12.2013 | TV

Note: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Season 4, Episode 18 of Fox's "Glee," "Shooting Star." Even before the April 11th installment of "Gle...

On World Down Syndrome Day, Speaking Out On How Bullying Hurts And Kills Dreams

Lauren Potter | Posted 05.21.2012 | Impact
Lauren Potter

A long time ago when I was very little, I dreamed about being on stage. Some people told me I would never be able to do it, so I only paid attention to those who told me that I could. Turns out following this one dream led me to discover even more dreams.

Awards Season Eye Candy! Young Stars Rock The SAG Awards Red Carpet

Posted 01.30.2012 | Home

It's that time of year again, when our favorite celebs brighten up the cold winter days with one star-studded appearance after another for the year's...

Ending the R-word

Ayo Adeyeye | Posted 03.10.2012 | Impact
Ayo Adeyeye

I remember having a conversation with my elder sister, as a child, and mentioning something concerning "handicapped people." My sister, who has long h...

The R Word: Thank You Jane

John Robinson | Posted 07.25.2011 | Impact
John Robinson

One young woman asked me how I dealt with bullying when I was in school. Did students pick on me due to my disability?

Jane Lynch In Striking Hit Out Against The R Word

Posted 07.25.2011 | Entertainment

Her "Glee" character Sue Sylvester may be caustic and a bit foul mouthed, but off the screen, Jane Lynch is working to stamp out hateful, discriminato...

Awarding for Ability, Not Disability

Deborah Calla | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Calla

The disability label, like any other label, keeps people in a box and robs them of opportunities that we able bodied people claim as our right.