On Monday afternoon, I boarded a USAirways jet in Boston to fly to Las Vegas and I must say that nearly every moment in the care of this airline, especially the trip home, felt like I had handed myself over to the care of a dominatrix, not exactly my fetish of choice. The flight out… Read more about Cargo or Boy Does USAirways Suck
This story first ran on the excellent podcast Pod Delusion, where my friend Tannice Pendergast (@tannice_ on Twitter) read it aloud for me. I recommend that all of my readers go to iTunes and subscribe to this terrific program. I write about disability issues for Pod Delusion and am very happy to have a mainstream… Read more about Sex, Blinks and Video Tape
Last week, I posted an article here describing the poor accessibility my blind friend and I experienced at Women in Secularism 2. On Thursday, I received a formal, written apology (pasted at the end of this piece) from Dr. Ronald Lindsay, president of Center for Inquiry (CFI), for the accessibility problems. I accept his apology… Read more about Good Things About Women in Secularism 2
Over this past weekend, I attended the Center for Inquiry (CFI) sponsored, Women in Secularism (WiS) conference in Washington, DC. I have had a total vision impairment for about 15 years, I’ve attended a lot of conferences during that time and, I have never faced discrimination as badly as I did at this event. Approximately… Read more about The Invisible Blind Man
Earlier this week, I posted an article on this blog called “The Invisible Blind Man” that described the miserable accessibility experience my blind friend and I had at the Women in Secularism conference in Washington, DC. After posting the story, I generally received praise for the article but one blind friend of mine called me… Read more about Am I A Militant?