Posts In: Advocacy

Carta abierta sobre los avances en materia de seguridad y apoyo

Advertencia sobre el contenido: Este artículo menciona casos de abuso y conducta sexual indebida. Si usted o alguien que conoce ha sufrido violencia sexual, no está solo.

"Pork Chops Taste Good, Bacon Tastes Good!" Why I Am an Advocate for Audio Description

If you know me, you know I love movies, TV, opera, musical theater, and pretty much anything in the entertainment genre.

A Vaccine Trial, Discrimination, and Self-Advocacy

As the nation awakened to the realization in mid-March that COVID-19 was about to have a profound effect on our daily lives, I was acutely aware of the consequences of not obeying proper health protocols.

Thirty Years after Covering the Signing of the ADA

Blend in. Stand out. Those were the two seemingly dichotomous goals driving me on July 26, 1990.

Love Is Love: Supporting Our LGBTQ+ Members and Celebrating Pride Month

Pride Month occurs in the United States to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which happened at the end of June 1969. These riots ignited the gay rights movement. Since then, it has served to amplify LGBTQ+ needs and rights—such as protection against harassment and discrimination—while also recognizing the impact LGBTQ+ people have had in the world.

What Pride Means to Me

Each year in June, the LGBTQ community celebrates Pride Month—a month where we celebrate who we are and what we’ve accomplished.

Love Conquers Hate: An Open Letter to the Members of the National Federation of the Blind

I write this message to you as the elected President of the National Federation of the Blind. I also write it to you as an American who is struggling this week. I call upon members of our organization to recognize the solidarity we share as blind people and that the value we place on love within our movement is needed more today than at any other time in our history.

Uber, Lyft, and Service Animals: The Discrimination Continues

After three years of implementation and monitoring, the National Federation of the Blind’s settlement agreements with Uber and Lyft are set to expire this summer.

Coming Together During COVID-19: Concerns and Connections

As the COVID-19 emergency continues to spread across the country, everyone is experiencing some level of uncertainty and disruption in daily life.