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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.

Inclusion in the Theater: Embracing Your Passion for Performance

“Go up to the board, and draw an image from last night’s reading assignment.” The professor’s instruction seemed simple enough, but I felt my palms start to sweat as I stood from my chair.

So Much More than the Money: A Scholarship Story

Twenty years ago, in July of 2001, I was privileged to be one among a group of thirty winners who received National Federation of the Blind scholarships at our National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I was seventeen, had just graduated high school, and at the time had absolutely no concept of how that experience would affect the course of the next two decades of my life.

Did I Say That was OK with Me? Understanding Consent and Boundaries

Content warning: This article mentions instances of abuse and sexual assault. If you are a victim or survivor of sexual assault and are in need of support, you can call the National Sexual Assault Hotline provided by RAINN at 800.656.HOPE (4673).

Reflections of Gratitude for Eighty Years of the Movement

I originally wrote the below post to Federation leaders for our anniversary which was November 16.

Reflexiones de Gratitud por los Ochenta Años del Movimiento

Originalmente, este mensaje fue embiado a lideres de la Federacion para celebrar nuestro aniversario el lunes 16 de noviembre.

More Than Blindness: My Algebraic Equation

Stepping aside from all the dysfunction happening in this world today, it is apparent how a lot of general thinking in the world works.

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.