ADA at 26: Speech from NCIL ADA Rally

The following is the text of a speech I gave at the rally for the Americans with Disabilities Act 26th anniversary rally hosted by the National Council on Independent Living. My name is Emet Tauber and I am 21 years old. The ADA was created before my lifetime. 26 years ago, disability activists stood here…

#LGBTQDisabilityDay at the White House

Last week, my awesome friend Maddy forwarded me an email about an event at the White House called #LGBTQDisabilityDay and asked if I would be interested in attending. So many thoughts ran into my head: Me at the WH? They have an event like this? What kind of things are happening there? And then another…