Britney Spears is physically able-bodied, beautiful, and successful. It’s not what disability narratives have historically prized throughout the years.
The film producer Ken Ross on how having a son with Down syndrome inspired him to promote inclusion in the industry.
It’s an old cliche that if an actor wants to win an Oscar, he or she should consider playing a character with a disability. Continue reading Entertainers Discuss Disability Representation in Hollywood
2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the passage of the landmark civil rights legislation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which was signed into law on July 26, 1990.
From allies to active members of the LGBTQ+ community, meet some celebrities who have currently been working to further the rights and safety of LGBTQ+ people. Continue reading From Inclusion to COVID, Meet the These Hollywood Stars Doing the Most for the LGBTQ+ Community
By Monica Luhar and Sara Salam
CEOs with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, ADHD, or dyslexia have an impact on society through their innovative, creative, and out-of-the-box thinking. They have also led the way for promoting diversity and inclusivity in the workplace, while not letting their disabilities be the sole trait that defines their ability to lead. Continue reading CEOs That You Never Knew Had a Disability
By Sara Salam
The entertainment industry has made strides in prioritizing diversity. During the 2020 Academy Awards, actor Zack Gottsagen, who stars in The Peanut Butter Falcon, became the first actor who has Down syndrome to present an award during the show. But there is still work that needs to be done. Continue reading Changing the Landscape in Casting People with Disabilities
Shia LaBeouf joined the actor to present the best live-action short prize at the 2020 Academy Awards on Sunday. Continue reading ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ Star Zack Gottsagen Takes Stage as First Oscar Presenter With Down Syndrome
The actor also thanked his wife and the people of Northern Ireland during his acceptance speech for best male actor in a drama series. Continue reading Peter Dinklage Thanks ‘Game of Thrones’ Co-Stars for SAG Award Win
Erin Feeney, 28, wants to have a career in fairy tales. And so far, she has already paved a path to one of the known entities of fairy tales — Disney. Feeney just saw her first script for Continue reading Woman With Cerebral Palsy Pens Script For Disney