Life in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has affected all of our lives in more ways than we are even aware of yet. To help make sense of the all-too-confusing present, we’ve assembled a snapshot of the post-COVID world we are living in.

May 2020

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Social Media Influencers

A growing number of disabled influencers are shaping many of the online discussions around disability in ways never seen before. Learn why they chose this path, how they built their followings and what life is like on the other side of the screen.

April 2020


Sports Chairs Come of Age

We take a look at the current crop of specialized sports chairs, the sports they’re designed for and the players who use them.

March 2020

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Sex, Wheels & Relationships

Rediscovering your sexuality after a spinal cord injury can be difficult. This year’s Sex, Wheels & Relationships issue focuses on getting your groove back after SCI and keeping it going strong.

February 2020


Person of the Year: Karen Braitmayer

Architect, businesswoman and policy-shaper, her impact earned her the American Institute of Architects 2019 Whitney M. Young Award for Social Responsibility. For these reasons and many more, we are honored to present Braitmayer as our 2019 Person of the Year.

January 2020

Queen of the Geeks

As the deputy editor for one of the web’s leading geek culture sites, Jill Pantozzi is uniquely positioned to influence the mainstream discourse about comics, sci-fi, fantasy and more.

December 2019

Feeling My Pain

My eyes are closed, and I scan my body from head to toe. What do I feel right in this moment?

Artist Brogan Joe Murphy

Brogan Joe Murphy was trained classically as a realist oil painter, but his art was put on hold after back surgery complications made him a paraplegic.

Other Recent Articles

Art in the Time of COVID-19

We asked six artists who use wheelchairs to submit pieces that speak to these unique times. They delivered with themes of strangeness, isolation, anxiety and, ultimately, the power of art to ease us into the unknown.

Happy — or Sad? — Rare Disease Day

On Thanksgiving you eat turkey, and on the Fourth of July you have a barbecue. But what do you eat on Rare Disease Day? As far as I know, there isn’t anything like a traditional Rare Disease Day casserole.

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

During good times, a trip to the hospital can be a disempowering, dehumanizing and, dare I say, dangerous experience for a person with a visible disability. And these are not good times.