Disability History Month: Oct 2015

As we near the end of October, full of halloween treats and fall leaves, I wanted to take a second to talk about Disability History Month. Some history we all know. Like that the ADA was passed 25 years ago in 1990 by George HW Bush. We know about the capital crawl and the 504…

Say Her Name- Keisha Jenkins

Keisha Jenkins was murdered this week in my adopted city of Philadelphia. She was a 22 year old transgender woman who was brutally attacked by 6 men. She was in the prime of life, in a city I know to have a vibrant transgender community. I lived and worked in Philadelphia for 2 years, and…